About BC Archives

Onsite services at the BC Archives is by appointment only. For more information on how to access materials in person, please see our Reopening FAQ page and our online Appointment Form.

Remote services are also available. See our Services page for what we offer.

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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Featured Archives Staff

Lauren Buttle
Archival Conservator

As a conservator, Lauren is responsible for ensuring that records are safe for handling.  This can involve cleaning, repairing and re-housing.  Lauren is currently researching a small collections of paintings on silk, known as Yokohama-e.

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