Category Archives: Archival Collections

Recent related readings: a digest

According to a July blog post from the City of Vancouver Archives, camping on the local beaches used to be a “fashionable” thing for many of the city’s wealthier settler families around the turn of the twentieth century.  (You won’t … Continue reading

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Announcements: 16 April 2012

Newly Released Archival Documents Colonial Administration Records (FCO 141: Foreign and Commonwealth Office), The National Archives, Kew The National Archives will begin releasing new colonial administration records (or the ‘migrated archives’ from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office) this week, on … Continue reading

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Online Database: FIBIS website

Introducing the newly updated Families in British India Society website. This website is a great resource for academics and genealogists alike. Resources include, FREE searchable database of over 710,000 individual names FREE access to the fibiwiki to find out more about … Continue reading

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Online Database: India Office Family History Search

This post is the first in an ongoing mini-series highlighting online databases or sources useful for researching the history of families in colonial contexts, whether you are working on an academic project or searching for your ancestors. This week, I’m … Continue reading

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