South Peace Regional Archives

Identificatie

Bestandsidentificatie

GPR

Geauthoriseerde naam

South Peace Regional Archives

Parallelle vormen van de naam

Aandere naamsvormen

  • Grande Prairie Regional Archives (2000-2003)

Soort

  • Regionaal

Contact

 

Alyssa Currie, Executive Director

Soort

adres

Adres

Box 687

Locality

Grande Prairie

Region

Alberta

Landnaam

Canada

Postcode

T8V 3A8

Telefoon

Phone: (780) 830-5105

Fax

Aantekening

 

Josephine Sallis, Archivist

Soort

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Adres

Locality

Region

Landnaam

Postcode

Telefoon

Fax

URL

Aantekening

 

Teresa Dyck, Administrative Assistant

Soort

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Adres

Locality

Region

Landnaam

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Aantekening

Beschrijving

Geschiedenis

"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.

Geografische en culturele context

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.

Mandaat/bronnen van bevoegdheid

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.

Organisatie structuur

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.

Records management and collecting policies

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

Gebouwen

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

Bestanden

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).

Toegangen, gidsen en publicaties

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

Toegang

Openingstijden

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

Raadpleegvoorwaarden en -eisen

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.

Toegankelijkheid

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

dienstverlening

onderzoeksdienstverlening

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

reproduktiedienstverlening

Reproduction services are available.

Publiekruimten

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

Beheer

Identificatie van de beschrijving

Identificatiecode van de instelling

South Peace Regional Archives

Toegepaste regels en/of conventies

Status

Finale

Niveau van detaillering

Geheel

Datering van aanmaak, herziening of verwijdering

Revised May 25, 2013

Taal (talen)

  • Engels

Schrift(en)

Bronnen

Onderhoudsaantekeningen

Trefwoorden

Access Points

  • Clipboard

Eerste contactpersoon

Box 687
Grande Prairie, Alberta
CA T8V 3A8