Entries by Archivist

What’s UP at the Archives – December 1, 2022

In October Archivist Val Billesberger was approached by three students from UBC’s School of Information about doing a project for an information instruction course. Their assignment was to work with a local institution to design and create a short instructional video/web tutorial. After meeting virtually, it was decided three different videos would be produced on […]

What’s UP at the Archives – October 13, 2022

Tomorrow at 8AM, the Archives NEW VIDEO goes LIVE HERE!  Part of the NEW VIDEO SERIES produced by the Mission Community Archives called MISSION MOMENTS, this one-minute video features the incredible story about the year Mission’s famous Soap Box Derby made Canadian history! Check it out HERE and please share the video!

What’s UP at the Archives – October 6, 2022

Tomorrow we are excited to launch, a NEW VIDEO SERIES produced by the Mission Community Archives called MISSION MOMENTS. One minute in length, each video highlights a story from the community’s storied past. This premiere video in the series features the origins of Dewdney which is believed was first settled in 1867. Check it out […]

What’s UP at the Archives – September 23, 2022

Today the Mission Community Archives is officially launching a redesigned website!  “This has been in the works for the past year,” stated Archivist Val Billesberger and “we are thrilled to officially launch it as part of Culture Days.”  Designed to be faster, easier to navigate with improved security, and more user-friendly, some of the website’s features […]

What’s UP at the Archives – September 2, 2022

Culture Days is a nation-wide celebration of arts and culture now in its 13th year. Similar to the previous two years, the Archives is launching the following NEW online activities. Friday, September 23rd | 8:00 AM – NEW WEBSITE Launch The Mission Community Archives is officially launching a newly designed website on September 23rd. It […]