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Northern BC Archives & Special Collections

Monday to Friday: 8:30 AM-4:30 PM
Closed Weekends & Statutory Holidays

Available for Special Collections as staffing permits. Email before arrival to confirm availability.

Recommended for Special Collections. Required for archival research. Email to schedule.

LOCATION: UNBC Prince George
Geoffrey R. Weller Library
4th Floor (Room 5-423)

Archives Staff

Erica Hernández-Read, MAS
Head, Archives & Special Collections
Tel: 250-960-6603

Kim Stathers, MAS, MLIS
Tel: 250-960-6644


For general archival inquiries such as research questions or donation offers, please contact us at

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Our Mandate

The Northern BC Archives & Special Collections acquires, preserves, and provides access to materials of permanent value that relate to:

  • The institutional history of UNBC
  • The culture and history of Northern British Columbia

We serve research and scholarship by making these records available to researchers, students, faculty, and the general public.

Our Holdings

Our holdings contain materials from 1697 to the present:

  • 2,750+ Linear metres of archival materials
  • 10,775+ Rare books
  • 40,000+ Photographic images
  • 4,000+ Cartographic materials
  • 1,200+ Audio recordings
  • 1,200+ Moving images
  • 500+ Artworks from the University Art Collection

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