Authorized form of name
Galt Museum & Archives
Parallel form(s) of name
Other form(s) of name
Andrew Chernevych, Archivist
Mailing address: 910 4th Avenue South, Lethbridge, AB, T1J 0P6;<br> Street address: Downstairs, Galt Museum & Archives, West End of 5th Avenue South, Lethbridge, Alberta
Phone: (403) 329-7302
Fax: (403) 329-4958
Geographical and cultural context
Mandates/Sources of authority
Records management and collecting policies
Total Volume: approximately 200 linear metres<BR>Inclusive Dates: 1874 - current<BR>Predominant Dates: 1885 - 1985<br><br>Holdings of permanently valuable records generated by, or relating to, the history of Lethbridge and southwestern Alberta. The collections include City of Lethbridge records, and privately donated records which document the human history of the region. Strengths of the manuscript holdings include history of the municipal government of Lethbridge, irrigation, the performing and visual arts, coal mining and various community groups. Strengths of the photograph and moving image holdings include agriculture, urban landscape of the city of Lethbridge, coal mining and portrait work. Maps and technical drawings are the fastest growing part of the Archives' holdings and include architectural drawings, fire insurance maps for Lethbridge, and a great number of technical drawings dealing with irrigation, telephone, electrical and other service systems.
Finding aids, guides and publications
Monday-Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Closed weekends and statutory holidays.