RBCM Archives

Fonds PR-2290 - Archives Association of British Columbia fonds

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Archives Association of British Columbia fonds

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  • textual material
  • graphic material
  • multiple media
  • moving images
  • electronic

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  • Source of title proper: Title based on the contents of the fonds.

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PR-2290

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  • 1973-2000 (Creation)
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    Archives Association of British Columbia

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5.95 m of textual records and other material

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Archives Association of British Columbia

Administrative history

The Archives Association of British Columbia (AABC) was formed in October 1990 when members of the Association of British Columbia Archivists and the British Columbia Archives Council voted to amalgamate the two organizations. The association was incorporated on January 21, 1991. The AABC speaks on behalf of both archivists and archival institutions across the province. As a member of the Canadian Council of Archives, the Association represents archival institutions in British Columbia at the national level. The mission of the AABC is to foster the development of the provincial archival community in order to better preserve and promote access to British Columbia's documentary heritage.

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Scope and content

The fonds consists of the operational records of the Archives Association of British Columbia (AABC) and its predecessor bodies the Association of British Columbia Archivists (ABCA) and the British Columbia Archives Council (BCAC). The records date from 1973 to 2000 and cover all aspects of AABC business including executive minutes and correspondence, financial records, grant applications, committee files, publications, copies of the newsletter and other material. Included in the fonds are 49 3.5 inch floppy disks that date from 1990 to 1999. Some material from these disks was printed out in 2012.

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The records were donated by the AABC and its predecessor the ABCA, in multiple accessions between 1984 and 2005.

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The records in accession 94-6519 are restricted until 2100.

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Further accruals are expected.

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Archives code(s): 94-6519; 91-8847; 91-8846; 84-122.

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Accession number(s): 94-6519; 91-8847; 91-8846; 84-122

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Includes some graphic material, 1 videocassette : VHS and 49 3.5 inch computer disks

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