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British Columbian Art and Artists: Archives


The following list of archival collections are available for consultation in Rare Books and Special Collections or University Archives.  For background on using archival material in your research, please consult the research guide for Archival material.

Click on the collection title for more information or a finding aid if one exists.

What is a fonds?

The word "fonds" is used to describe most archival collections in Canada and also in many European and Latin American countries.  Fonds simply means the documents in any media or format created or received by a person or an organization in the course of their personal or professional activities.  For example, the "John Smith fonds" would refer to the records created and received by John Smith.
Read the wikipedia article for  the term "fonds."