Transcribimus: documents of early Vancouver and beyond

Transcibimus is Latin for "we transcribe"

We support a network of volunteers who work to make historical documents available free of charge for online access by researchers and the general public

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The Royal British Columbia Museum is advising Transcribimus set up more user-friendly software for volunteer transcibers.

The City of Vancouver Archives has agreed to maintain the Vancouver City Council Minutes transcriptions once they are completed.

The Internet Archive, a project of Brewster Kahle, will also store the transcriptions.

Transcribimus would like to acknowledge the foundational work of Margaret Sutherland and Chris Stephenson.

Kumtuks, Sam Sullivan’s journey of knowledge about early British Columbia, the Chinook Wawa trading language, and about good governance.