The City of Vancouver Archives acquires a variety of records that document the city's history.
Our archivists ensure that these records are preserved so that future researchers, historians, and anyone interested in the story of Vancouver and its citizens can access these valuable primary and secondary sources.
Monday to Friday
9:00am to 5:00pm
10:00am to 4:45pm
Research our holdings online. See digital holdings not under third-party copyright immediately. Visit us for non-digital materials.
Read about the types of records the Archives has that depict the everyday life of Vancouver and its citizens.
Download online digital resources for free. Buy a high-quality digital document, or buy a copy of a non-digital resource.
Contact the Archives
1150 Chestnut St
Vancouver, BC V6J 3J9
Ever wondered when your home was built or who lived there before you?
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