SFU Library Digital Collections
The 1956 Hungarian Memorial Oral History Project celebrates the refugees of the Hungarian Revolution of 1956 by digitizing 400 hours of oral testimonies collected by second and third generation Hungarian-Canadians. The interviewees tell their personal stories of their involvement in the 1956 Revolution, their reasons for leaving and …
In 1972 Voice of Pakistan began publishing in Toronto. It ran for about a year under that name, then changed its title to The Fortnightly Crescent, and then just The Crescent, under which name it was known until 1981. At that time it changed names again to Al-Hilal (which means “crescent” in Urdu) and continued publishing until the …
French Canadians began settling in Ontario at the beginning of the 18th century with the establishment of an agricultural settlement near Detroit. It was almost a century later that this small colony expanded and further settlements were created to meet the demand for industrial labour as Ontario developed. The majority of …
SFU Library's Art Images is a collection of online images documenting a broad range of art in support of teaching, learning, and research at SFU. Currently the collection is composed of over 2000 images with an emphasis on the history of Western Art. Images are licensed for research and classroom use at SFU. See the rights …
From oral histories to diaries to photographs, there is much to explore.
Note that original versions of digitized materials may be housed at either Special Collections at the SFU Library or at partner sites. More information on the location of materials in their original formats is noted in each collection's description.
Collections that are contributed by Special Collections and Rare Books, Simon Fraser University Library have physical equivalents housed at the SFU Library.