The British Columbia Archival Information Network hosts Memory BC, where you can access descriptions of archival materials preserved in repositories throughout the province.
The official archives of the Government of British Columbia provides full text retrieval of information from a database containing over 100,000 textural descriptions of historical photographs, paintings, drawings, and prints. Nearly 50,000 images are available for viewing online.
Find links to many resources, FAQs, and an online library catalogue.
The BC Historical Federation includes list of member organizations for other local history groups around the province.
Find all birth, death, and marriage records for Vancouver. Order genealogical certificates online. Find indices: BC marriages index 1872-1925, BC births index 1872-1900, BC deaths index 1872-1980.
Hosted by the Vancouver Public Library, this site lists many resources, tools, and information to support research on the history of the Chinese community in BC.
An online resource operated by the Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation provides a full text library of conservation information, covering a wide spectrum of topic of interest to conservation professionals.
Find a searchable online catalogue of Chinese language source material relating to the history of British Columbia.
Find research archival materials, a reference library, and the Issei Life Histories genealogical database.
The Jewish Museum and Archives of BC offers information on the local history of the Jewish community in Vancouver.
The McCord Museum of Canadian History has materials available through their online collections database related to the history of Vancouver.
Search archival databases with records from governmental and private sources, including textual records, maps, works of art, photographs, video, film, sound recordings, art, as well as genealogical and family history resources such as census, immigration, and military records.
The Library of Congress offers practical and economical advice on caring for personal and family digital archives, including converting analogue records to digital format.
The Northeast Document Conservation Center offers conservation information and has easy to understand leaflets for preservation of various types of records.
Located in Abbotsford, the Khalsa-Diwan Society operates the Sikh Heritage Museum at the Gur Sikh Temple building, a national heritage site.
The Simon Fraser University Archives holds records relating to activism, arts and culture, and other collections as well as a SFU Special Collections and Rare Books External website, opens in new tab operating out of the library department.
Collections include rare books, Canadiana, and archival materials, some of which relate to the history of Vancouver.
Find out about regular meetings and events, become a member, subscribe to the society newsletter.
Find information on Special Collections holdings, including the northwest history collection. You'll also find an online database containing descriptions and photographs of Vancouver and British Columbia from 1900 to the mid-1940s, by photographers Philip Timms and Leonard Frank.
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