ARCHIVES DECEMBER HOURS
During the month of December, the Mission Community Archives will be open its regular hours until Saturday, December 19th. The Archives will then be closed for the holiday season and reopen in the new year on Thursday, January 7th, 2016.
22nd ANNUAL TREE DECORATING EVENT
On November 26th, volunteer staff got into the holiday spirit and decorated an 8 foot tree with garlands and ornaments contributed by more than 50 volunteers over the past 22 years. Click here to read more...
ARCHIVES PRESERVES Cold War HISTORY
After the development of nuclear weapons and the Cold War in the 1940s and 1950s, Canadians were forced to consider more extensive safety measures. An integral part of these early initiatives were the preparation and distribution of publications across Canada on how to survive an actual nuclear attack. Click here to read more...
BECOME A VOLUNTEER
At the Mission Community Archives volunteers of all ages play a significant role working with a trained professional to preserve and make accessible Mission's documentary heritage. The archivist welcomes individuals with a passion for history and the community who would be interested in helping with the archives programs and services. Visit the archives this upcoming week or please email
the Archivist, Val Billesberger, to find out about the broad range of volunteer opportunities.
MISSION'S 100 EXTRORDINARY WOMEN
about the remarkable lives of the 100 women whose records and stories have been acquired by the archives.
Support the Archives!
Operated by the Mission District Historical Society, a non-profit organization, the Mission Community Archives welcomes your financial support to advance our programs and services. Your donation will help us to preserve and provide better access to the community's documentary heritage. We need your support!