About BC Archives

Welcome to the BC Archives, located in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. The BC Archives is the archives of the Government of British Columbia and provides research access to records of enduring value to the province for both the provincial government and public researchers.

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How are you celebrating Victoria Day? Back in 1899 the BC Gold Rush town of Bennett (on the border with the Yuko… https://t.co/Andwa6AEyM
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The reference room will be closed this Monday, May 20th for Victoria Day. Regular hours resume on Tuesday. How wi… https://t.co/DaXZMt0i3T
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Please note: search will be unavailable for approx. 15 mins Sun. May 5 between 6-9am. The database will… https://t.co/9uu4Nj0TP7
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Featured Archives Staff

Frederike Verspoor

Currently working on a guide to court records and courts in BC since the 1850s. Likes to track down obscure records and enjoys assisting people in their research. Favourite subject heading in Colonial Correspondence index ”Office supplies”.

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