3333 University Way
Prince George, BC
CA V2N 4Z9
Northern British Columbia Archives at the University of Northern British Columbia
The Northern BC Archives & Special Collections operates under the terms of a dualistic mandate: 1) to serve the historical, administrative, legal and teaching needs of the University of Northern British Columbia; and 2) to acquire, preserve and provide access to materials which document the history and culture of Northern British Columbia. As such the NBCA’s specific areas of collection include: all documents related to the administration of the university, its programs, committees, research units, student services and activities, and special events. As well as collecting the private papers of individuals and organizations which relate directly or indirectly to either the University or its various research areas such as: primary resource industries, First Nations Peoples, European settlement, natural history and local history of northern British Columbia.
Total Volume: approx. 2,719 linear metres of archival materials ; 68,000 photographic materials ; 600+ sound and moving image recordings ; 500 artworks from the University Art Collection ; 9,795+ rare books
Inclusive Dates: 1697 to the present
Predominant Dates: 1952-2000
The Website, at http://nbca.unbc.ca/, provides information on the mandate and services of the Archives, along with the capability to search and browse fonds and collection descriptions of its archival holdings.
Monday-Friday: 8:30 am-4:30 pm.
Revised November 2009.
Revised by BCANS Coordinator, March 15, 2011.
Revised September 10, 2019.