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: August 27, 2014

Archives Assistant, Temporary (Dalhousie University, Halifax) job posted

The Dalhousie University Archives and Special Collections is seeking an enthusiastic individual to assist in a major archival description project designed to provide greater intellectual control over and user access to textual records from the Maritime Telephone and Telegraph (MT&T) Collection. The closing date for applications is September 5, 2014.

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Posted: August 22, 2014

Head (National Research Centre for Truth & Reconciliation Archives, Winnipeg) job posted

The University of Manitoba Libraries seeks a dynamic, highly-motivated person for the position of Head, National Research Centre for Truth & Reconciliation Archives at an Assistant/Associate Librarian rank to begin January 1, 2015, or as soon as possible thereafter. The closing date for applications is September 17, 2014.

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Posted: August 22, 2014

Electronic Records Management Coordinator (Archives and Special Collections, University of Calgary Libraries) job posted

The University of Calgary Libraries Archives and Special Special Collections is hiring an Electronic Records Management Coordinator. The closing date for applications is September 19, 2014.

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Posted: August 21, 2014

Archivist (Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, UBC) job posted

The Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery at the University of British Columbia (UBC) is a hiring a part-time archivist. The closing date for applications is September 2, 2014.

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Posted: August 19, 2014

E-Records Manager (University Archives, UBC) job posted

UBC Library's University Archives is hiring an E-Records Manager. The closing date for applications is by midnight September 13, 2014.

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Posted: August 18, 2014

Minutes of the Executive Committee, May and June 2014

Minutes of the AABC Executive Committee for May and June 2014 are now available in the About Us section under Minutes and Reports.

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