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- Archival Film Flashes Back to 70s Student Life
- Manuscript Traces SFU's Architectural History
- Early University News Publications Now Digitally Available
- Digitized Programs Commemorate SFU’s Opening & Installation Ceremonies
- Archives Celebrates Fall Convocation with Release of Digitized Programs
- Films Capture Visual History and Sentiment of Time Gone By
- Lost and Found: Simon Fraser Letters
- Oral History Provides Glimpse into Mind of SFU’s First Chancellor Gordon Shrum
- Early SFU Photos Tell a Story That Frames Our World
- Aerial Photos Capture Campus Landscape & Photographer’s Legacy
- You have what...?!! and other interesting things you didn't know about the SFU Archives
- Charting the course of history: documenting SFU's early days from the student perspective (Part 1)
- Charting the course of history: documenting SFU's early days from the student perspective (Part 2)
- Helping others find their history in the future: Preserving the records of the Students of Caribbean and African Ancestry at SFU
- Preserving the sparks of global revolution in the Adbusters Media Foundation fonds
- Reflections of a co-op student
- Debunking popular myths and conspiracies with the Barry Beyerstein fonds
- In "The Beginning...": First student film returns to SFU
- "Got any pictures of Terry Fox?"
- My summer in the archives: a co-op placement retrospective
- Seeing the world through Arthur Erickson's eyes
- Beer (records) in the Archives!
Thematic Research Guides
The SFU Archives' finding aids are provenance-based (i.e. organized by the creating bodies, persons or families). To supplement these, we also prepare subject-based, thematic, or interactive guides.
Looking for more information about the history of SFU? Check out our SFU History guides.
How did women’s rights evolve at SFU?
Learn about the womens' movement on campus and beyond, and the records that document it. Along the way, discover tips for conducting your own archival research on this subject.
SFU Campus Politics: A Guide to Sources
The Archives holds a wealth of material relating to the history of campus politics at SFU: protests, demonstrations, sit-ins, occupations, strikes. This guide briefly describes key events from 1965 up to the 1980s, identifies the main records creators, and traces the fate of their records.
CREATIVE British Columbia: a Guide to Arts and Culture Resources in the SFU Archives
This guide highlights individuals and organizations that have contributed to the arts and cultural life of British Columbia and whose records are preserved in SFU's archival holdings.