6184 Ash Street
Jewish Museum and Archives of British Columbia / Nemetz Jewish Community Archives
The Nemetz Jewish Community Archives mandate is to identify, acquire, preserve and make available private and public records pertaining to Jewish communities, religion, culture and traditions as practiced in British Columbia, including how Jews in BC have been affected by or reacted to Jewish issues beyond the provincial boundary. Since 1970 the Jewish Historical Society of British Columbia (JHSBC) has acquired the records, oral histories and photographs of individuals, organizations and businesses in BC's Jewish community. Now part of the Jewish Museum and Archives of British Columbia, the Archives also manages a resource library and provides records management services to various community agencies.
Volume: 1000 linear metres of textual records; 300,000 photographs; and 700 oral history interviews; Inclusive Dates: 1860-2011; Predominant Dates: 1920-2005.
<a target=newpage href="http://www.jewishmuseum.ca">Website</a> provides information about the archival holdings and services of the Jewish Historical Society of British Columbia, along with historical exhibits, educational and teaching resources, and general information about the Society.
Archives hours by appointment only.<br>
Monday to Thursday: 9:00-5:00
Friday: by appointment only.
Revised October 2009.
Revised by BCANS Coordinator, December 29, 2010.