Welcome to the Archives Association of British Columbia

The Archives Association of British Columbia represents individual and institutional members, maintains resources for the public and the archival community, and advocate for Archives in the province.

Are you searching for archives?  Please visit MemoryBC.ca, our portal to descriptions of archival materials preserved in repositories throughout the province.

Our mission is to foster the development of the provincial archival community in order to better preserve and promote access to British Columbia's documentary heritage.  We assist the community through our Educational Advisory, Preservation, and Network Services and maintenance of the provincial catalogue (MemoryBC.ca).  See the About Us section for further details and how to contact us.

Honourary Patron: The Honourable Judith Guichon, OBC, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia

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AABC Letter to Minister Moore Re Appointment of Librarian and Archivist of Canada

The Archives Association of BC sent a letter to Heritage Minister James Moore (July 15, 2013 prior to the Cabinet change) regarding the appointment of a new Librarian and Archivist of Canada.


AABC Letter to Minister Moore Re NADP

The Archives Association of BC sent a letter to Heritage Minister James Moore regarding possible reinstatement of the National Archival Development Program (NADP).


Posted: July 22, 2014

FOI Specialist, Temporary (City of Richmond, BC) job posted

The City of Richmond (BC) is looking for a temporary, full-time FOI Specialist. The closing date for applications is August 10, 2014 at 11:59 pm.

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Posted: July 21, 2014

Head, Rare Books and Special Collections, UBC Library (Vancouver) job posted

The University of British Columbia Library is hiring a Head, Rare Books and Special Collections. The closing date for applications is August 14, 2014 by midnight.

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Posted: July 15, 2014

Discount on archival supplies for AABC members

Foothills Systems, the Canadian supplier of Gaylord Archival products, has kindly agreed to offer AABC members a 10% discount on all Gaylord products.

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Posted: July 14, 2014

Collections Manager (Nikkei National Museum, Burnaby) job posted

The Nikkei National Museum (NNM) is seeking a dynamic, team-oriented, creative and experienced Collections Manager to oversee all aspects of the archives and artifacts collections, including documentation, preservation, storage, display, digitization, loans and access. The closing date for applications is July 28, 2014

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Posted: July 14, 2014

Full institutional membership list updated

The AABC full institutional membership list has been updated to July 11, 2014.

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Posted: July 09, 2014

University Archivist and Digital Curator (University of Winnipeg, MB) job posted

The University of Winnipeg is pleased invite submissions from qualified applicants for the continuing-track position of University Archivist and Digital Curator. The closing date for applications is August 8, 2014

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