The Chung Collection

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The Chung Collection

New content from the Chung Collection is being added. Please check back regularly to see the new additions, and in the meantime be sure to visit the current Chung Collection at

About the Collection

The Wallace B. Chung and Madeline H. Chung Collection is an outstanding collection of archival documents, photographs, books and artifacts related to three broad themes: British Columbia History, Immigration and Settlement and the Canadian Pacific Railway Company. Donated in 1999 by Drs. Wallace and Madeline Chung, the Chung Collection is held at UBC Library's Rare Books and Special Collections. For more information about the Chung Collection and a complete inventory, please visit

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Throughout the Chung Digital Collections, users can leave comments by clicking on the "Leave a comment" link found on each item. If you have information about an item (such as names of people, identification of locations, or other information) please consider sharing your knowledge with others by leaving a comment.  

About the Digitization of the Chung Collection

Digitization of select items from the Chung Collection began in 2008. The process of digitization is ongoing and new records are added continuously.

Photographs may have been digitally enhanced to show the clearest possible image on your screen.

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