Image Credit: The BC Provincial Museum, the Provincial Archives and the native plant garden, 1977, BC Archives I-03190.

Friends of the BC Archives

Founded in 2000, the Friends of the British Columbia Archives (FBCA) promotes, encourages and facilitates scholarship, research and public engagement related to the archival collections of the BC Archives.  

The FBCA is an incorporated non-profit organization managed by a board of directors elected from the membership. 

Membership

Anyone can become a Friend of the BC Archives. Membership is rewarding and interesting, and joining helps preserve the documentary history of the province.

If you are interested in getting involved with the FBCA, visit their website for details about membership, upcoming events and grant programs. 

Get in Touch

Contact the Friends: info@friendsbcarchives.ca

Upcoming Friends of the BC Archives Events

February 16, 2020 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Admission is free for FBCA members, $5 for non-members

Guest Speaker: Dr. Jonathan Swainger​​

During the early nineteenth century, the community of Prince George was anxious to differentiate between the “old” Cariboo and a “new” Cariboo. Dr. Jonathan Swainger’s presentation will examine the...

March 15, 2020 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Admission is free for FBCA members, $5 for non-members

Guest Speaker: Jennifer L. Butler

Telegraph Cove, on northern Vancouver Island, started as a telegraph line-shack in 1912. Jennifer L. Butler’s presentation explores the culturally diverse stories of women who lived in the Cove, a community...

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