Missionary Printing Presses Exhibition: “The Iron Pulpit”

Name: Missionary Printing Presses Exhibition: “The Iron Pulpit”

Date: Saturday, October 27 – Wednesday, October 31

Time: 12:00pm-5:00pm (Saturday); 10:00am – 4:00pm (Monday – Friday)

Location: Rare Books and Special Collections, Irving K Barber Learning Centre, 1961 East Mall

Description: UBC Library’s Rare Books and Special Collections (RBSC) is pleased to present “The Iron Pulpit”: Missionary Printing Presses in British Columbia exhibition.

Featuring materials produced on missionary printing presses in British Columbia between the 1850s and 1910s, this exhibition looks at printed materials in context of Indigenous-Christian encounters, colonialism, and print culture in the province.

The exhibition is located in RBSC, on level one of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre and is open to the public Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Saturday 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

A PDF of the exhibition catalogue, which includes an introductory essay, detailed item descriptions and a checklist of existing missionary printing press imprints, is available online.

“The Iron Pulpit” was curated by Alicia Fahey (PhD Student, Department of English) and Chelsea Horton (PhD Candidate, Department of History).

Ticketing: FREE

Open to Public

For more information, visit here.