Looking for information on Fort St. John and the North Peace? We have over 13,000 photographs, negatives, and slides relating to the history of northeastern British Columbia in our collection. We also have a variety of maps, journals, organizational papers, newspapers, scrapbooks, and other documents in our archives. Check out our non-lending library which contains over 1000 books pertaining to northwestern Canada. We have genealogical information, a large obituary collection, and cemetery information for the North Peace. Not sure where to start? We have a vertical file system of clippings and papers to help kick off many inquiries.
Our staff and volunteers field 100-150 inquires each year from land record inquiries to sound recordings. Email the archives at [email protected] or [email protected] or call us at 250-787-0430 to schedule an appointment to come in or to have us help with an inquiry.
To see a cemetery index for the North Peace developed by the North Peace Cemetery Seekers c. 2006, please click here.
Reproduction Fees (amount with tax in brackets)
For personal, private, and research use only:
$0.50 per page (discounts for volume) ($0.56)
Photographs & Audio Recordings
Scanned and emailed – $5.00 per photograph ($5.60)
Digital images on CD – $5.00 per photograph ($5.60)
Interviews /Sound Recordings (MP3s) – $20.00 ($22.40)
Extra Fees (publication/commercial purposes)
Images for Publication – $10.00 ($12.00)
Images for other commercial purposes $50.00 ($56.00)
Research Service Fees
Obituary research fees: by donation plus $0.50/page copy fee.
For research requests that take our staff longer than 30 minutes to answer, a charge of $20.00 ($22.40) an hour will apply.
Newspaper Scanning Project
Learn more about local history by browsing the documents below.
What was it like to live in the high school dormitory? Learn more through Dorm Stories and Pictures 1947 – 1966 compiled by Margaret Little.