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 signs Memorandum of Understanding with BCLA and BCMA!

The AABC is excited to share the news of our partnership with colleages in the Library and Museum professions. On March 24, 2017 representatives from each of the organizations met and signed a three year MOU that encourages our united members to participate in activities between the organizations and share information between professionals and institutions. A copy of the MOU can be found here.


Hey! Would-you-look-at-that! The AABC is on YouTube!

In November 2016 we were excited to partner with UBC to make a 3 minute promo clip talking about archives and our DPM webcast! You can find the video here: AABC Archivists talk about Digital Preservation



Posted: February 17, 2018

Corporate Records Assistant-City of Richmond (Richmond, BC)-Job Posted

Do you enjoy working in an office administration setting and contributing to a fast-paced, customer service oriented work environment? The City of Richmond is currently looking to hire a Temporary Full-Time Corporate Records Assistant to support the City-wide implementation of effective Records Management best practices and ensure records management compliance for Council agendas and staff reports.

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Posted: February 06, 2018

Collections Programme Developer-Chinatown Storytelling Centre (Vancouver, BC)-Job Posted

The Centre is looking for an experienced contract Collections Programme Developer who will establish all aspects of the archives and artifacts collections database and systems for documentation, preservation, storage, display, digitization, loans, donations and access.

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Posted: February 05, 2018

Archives Assistant-City of New Westminster (New Westminster, BC)-Job Posted

The New Westminster Museum and Archives has a 16 week summer employment opportunity which will run from May 15, 2018 to September 1, 2018, Tuesdays to Saturdays, 35 hours per week. Please note that the staffing of the position and its duration are conditional on the approval of the grant application submitted to the Young Canada Works program.

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Posted: March 25, 2017

BC’s GLAM sector signs MOU to build capacity for learning and discovery

First among provinces, BC’s GLAM sector signs MOU to build capacity for learning and discovery Minister Peter Fassbender joins partners at Surrey City Centre Library for the historic event.

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