and Local Organizations
British Columbia Index is a tool for locating documents and facts related
to the history of Canada's Pacific Province created by Vancouver Public
Society of British Columbia (Heritage BC)
A good resource for individuals and organizations interested in heritage
issues. Includes tips on fundraising, legislation information, policies,
case studies, restoring your heritage house, and much more.
Points to the Past
An initiative established between University of Victoria Libraries, University of British Columbia Library, Simon Fraser University Library and Gale, part of Cengage Learning. Provides free perpetual access to nearly 200 million pages of digital historical content to all BC Residents.
Public Library Database of Historical Photographs
From the Special Collections Division of the Vancouver Public Library,
a large online database of local historical photographs. It currently
contains photographs of British Columbia and Vancouver from the Philip
Timms and Leonard Frank collections.
Beyond The West
Digital images, text, audio and video materials about British Columbia
history, heritage and culture. Search the collections of libraries,
archives, museums, historical societies, heritage and community groups,
government agencies, and private collections in British Columbia and
across Canada…via a single search portal. Search results link
you to the digital content on a contributing partner's web site.
Province of BC
BC Heritage Conservation Act
Province of BC, Revised 2014
Homepage, Province of British Columbia
are many groups in New Westminster with an interest in heritage, local
history, and genealogy. Listed below are links to their websites.