Welcome to the Transcribimus Homepage. Transcribimus is a network of volunteer transcribers who take old hand written documents of our early Vancouver history and transcribe them into a searchable state available for free to the general public and researchers.

This initiative would not be possible without the volunteer transcribers. We thank them! We also thank the sponsors who are also critical to the success of the project.  We are so pleased to have been featured in the following media:

We hope you will enjoy exploring your history through our website. There is so much more to do. We hope to expand our service to other handwritten documents of our history.

Perhaps you might consider becoming a volunteer yourself.  Together our volunteers have contributed 323 transcriptions of early Vancouver City Council minutes, as follows:

Sam Sullivan/Global Civic Policy Society 153
Darren Pezer/Progressive Building Maintenance 57
Chris Stephenson, MLIS 45
Donna Kynaston 24
Martha Hazevoet 12
Anonymous 11
Bronwen Cripps 5
Krystyna Richards 5
Leah Minuk 5
David Laing 4
L. Ellema 3
Sue Bryant 3
Susan M. Willows 2
Chris Mizzoni 1
Devon Harlos 1
Jordan Cripps 1
Mary Norris 1
Judy Lam Maxwell 1
Andrea Mitchell 1
Karen Gillespie 1
Alannah Hall 1
Margaret Mills 1