Welcome to the Document Archive

The documents contained in this archive have been collected from local, provincial, and national archives, to give you a sample of the documents that historians use to study the First World War. We have provided information below each document so that you can find the original if you want to research a topic further.

*See Copyright restrictions for further use at the bottom of this page.  

You can search the documents by navigating the menu at the top of the page or using the search function  on the right. Alternatively, you can click on any word in the tag cloud below to see all images with that tag.  Hover over a word to find how many items are associated with that tag.

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Copyright Information

Creative Commons License   A City Goes to War by University of Victoria – A City Goes to War is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License. Some images have further restrictions, which are listed in the image caption. Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available at http://www.bcarchives.gov.bc.ca.

BC Archives

Permission to use BC Archives images is granted per specific project. Any subsequent use of the approved images requires the submission of a Permissions Form. The Royal BC Museum Corporation retains all rights to the still images, records and documents in its holdings including any reproductions supplied or derived from the collections.  For details on use of BC Archives material go to.http://www.bcarchives.gov.bc.ca.