Sunday, March 11, 2018

Court Records at the British Columbia Archives

Today the Times Colonist ran a column by the archivist Frederike Verspoor on court records held by the British Columbia Archives.  Here’s a taste:
B.C.’s courts and judicial system date back to the early 1850s (i.e. the colonial period), as do the court records held at the B.C. Archives. Our holdings are sizeable — the single largest and the most comprehensive collection of B.C. court records anywhere, with the most recent being less than 20 years old.