Library and Archive Canada -Canada's national collection of books, historical documents, government records, photos, films, maps, music...and more. This link takes you to the menu where you many choose any of the following collections.
Aboriginal Resources and Services
Canadian Genealogy Centre
Canadian Information By Subject
Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online
Military Personnel Records
Multicultural Resources and Services
Theses Canada Portal
Archives Canada is a gateway to archival resources found in over 800 repositories across
Canada--it's a gateway to Canada's collective memory.
Canada in the Making This site is about the history of Canada through the words of the
men and women who shaped the nation. Built around the Government Documents
collection of the Early Canadiana Online collection, it integrates narrative text with links
to primary source texts.http://www.canadiana.org/citm/primary/primary_e.html
Early Canadiana Online (ECO) is a digital library providing access to 2,639,560 pages of
Canada's printed heritage. It features works published from the time of the first European
settlers up to the early 20th Century. http://www.canadiana.org/eco.php?doc=home
Images Canada --Search the collections of participating archives, libraries, museums and universities from across Canada.. Follow an Image Trail or browse through the Photo
Essays for search ideas. http://www.imagescanada.ca/index-e.html
Archives Canada portal Search more than 50,000 descriptions of archival records from
the holdings of all provinces and territories, or discover Canadian heritage through
Virtual Exhibits -online stories told with the use of original archival
British Columbia Archives This link will take you to the main page where you may
choose any of the following collections.
Sound Recordings Covers audio tape and audio disc recordings, and provides access to
the Sound Recordings Index, which contains descriptive entries for 2,580 sound
recordings held by the Archives.
Golden Jubilee In honour of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth IIs Golden Jubilee as Queen
of Canada and her visit to British Columbia in October of 2002, the BC Archives presents
on-line exhibit on previous royal visits to the province titled: Welcoming the Royals: The
Moving Images Covers motion picture film and videotape recordings, including both
government and non-government productions, and provides access to the Moving Images
Index, which contains descriptive entries for almost 4,000 moving image titles.
The BC Archives Amazing Time Machine features eleven educational galleries covering
BC. History topics drawn from the Province's K-12 social studies curriculum. The
galleries have been designed for use by school children, their teachers and parents;
however the content will also appeal to anyone interested in British Columbia's history.
Visual Records Covering photographs, paintings, drawings, and prints, and providing
access to the Visual Records Index (containing over 179,000 textual descriptions, and
featuring over 84,000 images on-line).
Genealogy Highlights many of the important sources of genealogy information available
at the BC Archives. Also featured are the British Columbia Historical Vital Event
Indexes, which consists of searchable databases. Birth registrations may be released 120
years following the date of birth; marriage registrations may be released 75 years
following the date of the marriage; and death registrations may be released 20 years after
the date of death.