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: April 10, 2014

iSchool@UBC launches continuing education program

The iSchool@UBC (School of Library, Archival and Information Science) is introducing a continuing education program.

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Posted: April 09, 2014

B.C. Northwest Regional Group AGM 2014 information posted

A summary of activities from the B.C. Northwest Regional Group submitted as part of the 2014 Annual General Meeting is now available as a separate download.

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Posted: April 07, 2014

Museum Summer Assistant, Temporary (Oliver) job posted

Oliver and District Heritage Society is currently seeking 2 Museum Summer Assistants to join our team for the 2014 summer season. In addition to meeting the Young Canada Works criteria, candidates must also be registered in the YCW online candidate inventory. The closing date for applications is April 25, 2014.

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Posted: March 29, 2014

Archivist, Temporary (Milo, AB) job posted

The Milo and District Agricultural Society is looking for an Archivist for a short-term project to arrange and describe its records. No closing date for applications was provided with the job description, however, the successful applicant could start in April or May 2014.

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Posted: March 20, 2014

Collections Coordinator, Temporary (Whistler) job posted

The Whistler Museum is hiring a temporary Collections Coordinator who will coordinate archives and artifact management and collection related projects. This position is pending funding from the Government of Canada's Young Canada Works program. Unfortunately, if the Whistler Museum does not receive funding from YCW, we will not be able to hire for this position. The closing date for applications is April 25, 2014.

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Posted: March 19, 2014

Digitization Archives Assistant, Temporary (Vancouver) job posted

The Jewish Museum and Archives of BC is seeking a digitization archives assistant to digitize a selection of Fred Schiffer photographs from the Fred Schiffer fonds [ca. 1940s-1999].

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