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.

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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

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 "Dominion of the Digital"

AABC/ARMA VI Joint Conference

 April 27-28, 2017, Victoria, B.C.

Venue:  The University of Victoria

Thursday, April 27: The AABC will offer a one-day workshop "Records Management 101" hosted at the McPherson Library/Mearns Centre for Learning, UVic.

Friday, April 28: A series of presentations and poster sessions where the archival and records management communities share their understanding of the challenges of, and solutions for, achieving dominion over the digital, from an individual, organizational, provincial and/or national perspective. The conference sessions will take place at UVic's Cadboro Commons. 

The AABC Annual General Meeting will take place at the end of the conference.  

Registration is now OPEN!

For more information about the conference speakers and to register go HERE

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Posted: June 21, 2017

Archives Assistant-Archdiocese of Vancouver (Vancouver, BC)-Job Posted

The Archdiocese of Vancouver is needing an Archives Assistant.

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Posted: June 21, 2017

Archivist- Kamloops Museum & Archives (Kamloops, BC)-Job Posted

Performs skilled archival work of a complex nature under the general supervision of the Museum Supervisor. Work is mostly inside with good working conditions and involves the day to-day operation of the archives including acquiring, accessioning, appraising, classifying, describing, arranging, and providing access to a variety of historical material such as public records, private papers, maps, photographs, prints, and other documents.

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Posted: June 21, 2017

Archivist-Hudson's Bay Company Archives (Winnipeg, MB)-Job Posted

The Hudson's Bay Company Archives is recruiting for an archivist for a 12 month term opportunity.

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Posted: June 21, 2017

Coordinator of Collections & Exhibitions- Aanischaaukamikw (Oujé-Bougoumou, QC)-Job Posted

ACCI is seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated individual for the position of Coordinator of Collections & Exhibitions.  The Coordinator of Collections & Exhibitions is responsible for coordinating Aanischaaukamikw Cree Cultural Institute’s Collections Department, related programs and assists with administrative duties.  The Coordinator of Collections & Exhibitions supervises all staff in the Collections Department and ensures the proper and efficient running of the department.  

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Posted: June 21, 2017

Records Analyst-City of Richmond (Richmond, BC)-Job Posted

The Records Analyst performs complex analytical work in the City’s integrated records and archives management program, a program which is governed by the City’s Corporate Records Management Program Bylaw 7400.

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Posted: June 11, 2017

Archivist-South Peace Historical Society (Dawson Creek, BC)-Job Posted

The Archives division of the South Peace Historical Society is seeking a resourceful, energetic person for the position of full-time archivist. The South Peace Historical Society (SPHS) oversees a museum, pioneer village, archives and a genealogical group. It covers the Peace River British Columbia area, south of the Peace River. The archives were first established in 1997 and became the Society’s repository for print documents, photographs, and maps pertaining to the region’s history. The archives are located in the newly renovated Calvin Kruk Centre for the Arts in downtown Dawson Creek. It features a climate-controlled storage vault and public research space.

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