This holiday season give the gift of history to those on your shopping list. Shop the Mission Community Archives for exclusive products that honor the legacy of the community. Your purchase supports the Archives - a volunteer-based operation of the Mission District Historical Society dedicated to preserving local heritage.
Customized Holiday Cards - featuring an historic photograph of your choice and greeting
Local History Books, including: (i)MISSION: As It Was(/i) by Daphne Sleigh, a well-known, award winning BC historian and author featuring maps and over 125 photographs.
Historic Postcards of Mission available in sets of four-a great stocking stuffer!
Photographs of Yesteryear Mission available in various sizes with thousands to choose from.
To place an order and/or obtain more information please email
Archivist Val Billesberger
How has the COVID-19 pandemic impacted your life?
The Mission Community Archives in partnership with the Mission Museum
wants to document and preserve your first-hand experiences during these unprecedented times through their Life at TWO Metres
initiative. READ HERE
how you can contribute your experiences and insights to Life at TWO Metres
and be a part of history!
Temporary Closure of Archives
Due to the evolving situation with the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic and the need for social distancing to help minimize its transmission, the Mission District Historical Society has temporarily closed the Mission Community Archives to visitors and researchers until further notice. The health, safety, and well-being of our community, including our dedicated staff and volunteers, is a top priority.
For up to date information, please email
the archives or leave a telephone message and you will be contacted as soon as possible.