The KMA’s Archives preserves and provides access to the records of the activities of Kamloopsians from 1863 to the recent past. It includes a substantial collection of photographs, books, papers, maps and architectural drawings contributed by our community.
Descriptions of some of the collections at the KMA are available on MemoryBC, https://www.memorybc.ca/, the British Columbia Archival Information Network.
KMA Historical Articles Index provides short summaries on a variety of topics related to the history of Kamloops. The Archives has an extensive reference library of Kamloops-related publications as well as microfilm copies of local newspapers including the Kamloops Sentinel (1880-1987), the Kamloops Standard (1897-1924), and the Kamloops Daily News (1963-1993).
- Cemetery Interment Search cemeteries database for Kamloops, records date back to 1900.
- TNRD Library for census and vital statistics (birth, death and marriage certificates) on microfilm.
- BC Archives to search for vital statistics.
Tuesday to Friday, from 1:15 pm-4:00 pm or by appointment.
The Archives reading room is on the 2nd floor of the KMA.
|Photocopies (up to legal size)||$0.25/page, $0.10/page for students|
|Photocopies (ledger size)||$0.50/page, $0.25/page for students|
|Microfilm Copies||$0.25/page, $0.10/page for students|
|Hi-Res Scanned Image (digital file)||$15.00/image|
|Extra usage fee - commercial publication||$30.00/image|
|Postage & Handling fee (in Canada)||$5.00|
|Postage & Handling fee (outside Canada)||see Archives staff|
|RESEARCH SERVICES (conducted by Archives staff)|
|Long distance research (1 hour min, 3 hour max)||$40.00/hour (postage & photocopying fees extra)|