BC Archives on Display

Monday to Friday, 10:00 am–8:00 pm
Free (BC Archives Lobby)

This BC Archives display gives us the opportunity to highlight significant records, new donations and ongoing projects that help tell British Columbia’s story. The BC Archives display is located in the lobby of the BC Archives, beside the Royal BC Museum.

Current Display

BC Archives celebrates its 125th anniversary
January 3, 2019 – June 30, 2019

A list of books held in the strong room, no date. GR-0976, File 1.

The BC Archives was formed when the first provincial librarian, R.E. Gosnell, began collecting “historical research and reminiscences pertaining to the early life of the Province and of the West” in 1894 to add to the Provincial Library collection.

Come learn more about how the BC Archives started and see a selection of items from the early days of our organization.

Want to see more records about the BC Archives?
Provincial Archives correspondence (GR-1738)
Provincial Archives records (GR-0975)

To see more, use our BC Archives Collections Search.

Upcoming Displays

TBD

You are here