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Wednesday, June 12 • 12:30pm - 4:00pm
Special Collections Excursion to the J. R. Allison Library at Regent College and the University of British Columbia

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This excursion will depart from the Sheraton for the John Richard Allison Library at Regent College. The Allison Library is home to 3,650 rare and antiquarian books, the majority of which were written by Puritan, Anglican, and early Evangelical authors, including John Bunyan and Jonathan Edwards. Participants will walk together for ten minutes and travel thirty minutes to and from the Allison Library. This excursion is sponsored by the Special Collections Interest Group.

These are the travel plans/requirements for attendees:
We will gather in the North Tower Lobby of the Sheraton Vancouver at 12:30 pm. We will depart at 12:40 pm. Note: Vancouver has very good public transportation.
  • Total walking time: 20 minutes
  • Total travel time each way: 20-30 minutes

Getting to Regent and UBC:
  • Express bus “#44” from the hotel to the university 
  • 5-minute walk to Regent College for PART 1 
  • 10-minute walk to University of British Columbia (UBC) Special Collections for PART 2

Getting back to the hotel:
  • 5-minute walk back to the bus from UBC 

Accessibility: There is an elevator at Regent College, although attendees will need to be able to walk one flight of stairs to/from UBC Special Collections.

The price of the bus fare in CAD is less than $5 each way. Detail instructions and pricing will be disseminated to all registered participants prior to arrival in Vancouver. Price per person above is estimated.

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Cindy Aalders

Library Director, Regent College - John Richard Allison Library
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Patrick Milas

Library Director, New Brunswick Theological Seminary

Wednesday June 12, 2019 12:30pm - 4:00pm PDT