Learning, Connection and Fun

Archives Research Centre

Chilliwack Archives building

The Chilliwack Archives is located on the Corbould Street side (east) of Evergreen Hall.

Location

The Chilliwack Archives Research Centre is a part of Evergreen Hall:

  • 9291, Corbould Street, Chilliwack, V2P 4A6

Parking

Free parking is available at Evergreen Hall.

Reading Room

The Archives reading room features:

  • microfilm reader and printer
  • large work tables
  • electrical outlets for laptops
  • a public computer with internet access
  • reference library
  • public photocopier and printer (fees apply)
  • wheelchair accessible

Research at the Archives

  • We’ll get you started by orienting you to the archives and helping you find and retrieve archival materials.
  • If you would like to view the artifact collections, please contact the Curator prior to your arrival.

Hours

  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday – drop in – 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
  • Tuesdays and Thursdays – by appointment only – 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Research Appointments

  • Do you want to talk to the Archivist? Do you have a complicated research question? Researchers are encouraged to make an appointment with the Archivist prior to visiting.

Research Requests

  • Visitors unable to visit the archives may forward a one-time research request to the Archivist.
  • Research fees of $40/hr apply for complex research requests over one hour.

Rules

While you are at the Archives, please:

  • Sign in at the front desk;
  • Always use pencil when taking notes;
  • Do not bring food or beverages into the Archives;
  • Set your phone to vibrate mode;
  • Be aware that only registered service animals are allowed;
  • Note that prior approval is required before taking photographs, filming or other recording;
  • Be considerate to others and behave in a manner that does not disrupt other customers or staffl
  • Report any concerns to staff.