7700 Minoru Gate
CA V6Y 1R9
City of Richmond Archives
The City of Richmond Archives, part of the City Clerk's Department, is the official repository for City records of enduring value including minutes, bylaws, and administrative and operational records of the City of Richmond. In the Canadian tradition of "total archives", we also acquire records of individuals, organizations, and businesses that reflect the social, economic, political and cultural development of the community as a whole. In addition to local government and private textual records, the Archives' holdings include photographs, maps, architectural plans, and a limited number of audio and video tapes.
1 km of textual records, 170,000 photographs, 20,000 maps and plans and over 500 sound and moving image recordings
Inclusive Dates: 1879-2000; Predominant Dates: 1920-1990
Monday-Thursday: 9:00-12:00 and 1:00-4:30
An appointment with the archivist is required for records retrieval and assistance with research.
Revised October 2009.
Revised by BCANS Coordinator, Nov 28, 2010.
Revised January 26, 2016.