South Peace Regional Archives

Área de identidad

Identificador

GPR

Forma autorizada del nombre

South Peace Regional Archives

Forma(s) paralela(s) de nombre

Otra(s) forma(s) de nombre

  • Grande Prairie Regional Archives (2000-2003)

Tipo

  • Regional

Área de contacto

 

Alyssa Currie, Executive Director

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Dirección

Dirección (calle)

Box 687

Localidad

Grande Prairie

Región

Alberta

Nombre del país

Canadá

Código postal

T8V 3A8

Teléfono

Phone: (780) 830-5105

Fax

Correo electrónico

Notas

 

Josephine Sallis, Archivist

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Teresa Dyck, Administrative Assistant

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Área de descripción

Historia

"Grande Prairie Regional Archives" was established in January 2000 as an interim project while negotiations to form a permanent regional archives for the south Peace River District were on-going. The archives is sponsored by the Grande Prairie Museum, City of Grande Prairie, County of Grande Prairie, the Municipal District of Greenview, and the Municipal District of Spirit River. Its purpose is to promote and encourage the appreciation and study of the history of the south Peace by acquiring, preserving and making accessible to the public, records in any format which reflect the history of this area. Since 2007, South Peace Regional Archives has been operated by the South Peace Regional Archives Society.

Contexto geográfico y cultural

South Peace Regional Archives is responsible for acquiring, preserving, and making accessible the documentary heritage of the entire south Peace region, including the areas contained within the City of Grande Prairie, County of Grande Prairie, Municipal District of Greenview, Municipal District of Spirit River, Saddle Hills County, and Birch Hills County.

Mandatos/Fuentes de autoridad

The mandate of South Peace Regional Archives is to acquire, preserve and make accessible to the public records of on-going value from individuals, families, businesses and organizations, which reflect the political, social and economic life of the south Peace River Country of Alberta. These records are in all formats and media, including textual records, photographs, films, sound recordings, maps, plans and drawings.

Estructura administrativa

South Peace Regional Archives is governed by a Board of Directors including representatives from the funding municipalities (City of Grande Prairie, County of Grande Prairie, Municipal District of Greenview, and Municipal District of Spirit River) and interested community members. Permanent Archives staff includes an Executive Director, Archivist, and Archives Technician.

Administración de registros y políticas de recolección

South Peace Regional Archives seeks to acquire archival materials from local municipalities, businesses, organizations, families, and individuals by transfer and gift.

Edificios

The head office of the South Peace Regional Archives is located in the Grande Prairie Museum, which is located in Muskoseepi Park.

Fondos

Total Volume: 100 linear metres of textual materials, 60,000 photographs, audio visual material, maps, library of reference material, and newspapers. <BR>Inclusive Dates: 1834 - 2011 (predominant dates: 1920 - 1960).

Instrumentos de descripción, guías y publicaciones

Finding aids for holdings are available through www.southpeacearchives.org.

Área de acceso

Horario de apertura

Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Condiciones de acceso y requisitos

Researchers are encouraged to contact the Archives to schedule an appointment, if possible. There are no fees for in-person research. A research fee may be charged for lengthy long-distance research requests.

Accesibilidad

South Peace Regional Archives is in the Grande Prairie Museum building. Access is available through either the front or back doors.

Área de servicios

Servicios para la investigación

Staff are fluent in English. A reference area is available with a researcher computer, clippings files, and reference library.

Servicios de reproducción

Reproduction services are available.

Áreas públicas

The Grande Prairie Museum (in the same building as the Archives) includes a gallery, a heritage village, gift shop, and community room.

Área de control

Identificador de la descripción

Identificador de la institución

South Peace Regional Archives

Reglas y/o convenciones usadas

Estado de elaboración

Final

Nivel de detalle

Completo

Fechas de creación, revisión o eliminación

Revised May 25, 2013

Idioma(s)

  • inglés

Escritura(s)

Fuentes

Notas de mantención

Puntos de acceso

Puntos de acceso

  • Portapapeles

Contacto principal

Box 687
Grande Prairie, Alberta
CA T8V 3A8