Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Archives and Library

Identificatie

Bestandsidentificatie

WHYTE

Geauthoriseerde naam

Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Archives and Library

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Aandere naamsvormen

Soort

Contact

 

Archives and Library Reference Services

Soort

adres

Adres

Mailing address: P.O. Box 160, Banff, AB, T1L 1A3;
Street address: 111 Bear Street, Banff

Locality

Region

Landnaam

Postcode

Telefoon

Phone: (403) 762 - 2291 / ext. 335

Fax

Fax: (403) 762 - 2339

Aantekening

Elizabeth Kundert-Cameron, Head Archives and Library;
Nicole Ensing, Archivist;
Lindsay Stokalko, Reference Archivist/Librarian;
Amie Lalonde, Archives Assistant, YCW Internship

Beschrijving

Geschiedenis

Geografische en culturele context

Mandaat/bronnen van bevoegdheid

Organisatie structuur

Peter and Catharine Whyte Foundation

Records management and collecting policies

Gebouwen

Bestanden

Archival holdings consist of textual records, photographs, moving images and sound recordings in over 625 fonds and collections.


  • Extent: ca.550 linear metres.
  • Inclusive dates: 1825 - present.
  • Predominant dates: 1880s - 1980s.

The Library collection includes in excess of 4400 books, 2300 pamphlets, 125 journal titles and 1000 maps, as well as brochure and clipping files, microforms, audiovisual and electronic materials.

The Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies was established in 1966 to serve the unique mountain regions of western Canada. The mandate of the Archives & Library division is to acquire and provide access to archival and published material created in or pertaining to the region bounded by the 49th parallel, Peace River, Front Ranges and Columbia Mountains. Major holdings include the Alpine Club of Canada fonds, 1906-, and the Peter and Catharine Whyte fonds, 1856-1980. Research strengths centre around mountain areas, mountaineering, recreation, biography, arts and culture, environment, family life, national parks, tourism, business, transportation, natural history and resources.

Toegangen, gidsen en publicaties

Toegang

Openingstijden

Tuesday to Friday: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM.;

  • Closed weekends, statutory holidays, Family Day (Feb) and Heritage Day (Aug). Closure may also occur during short holiday periods and/or because of unforeseen staffing issues.

Out-of town researchers are encouraged to call ahead to confirm hours. Please contact the Reference Service desk by phone (403-762-2291/ext.335) or by email (archives@whyte.org).

Raadpleegvoorwaarden en -eisen

Toegankelijkheid

dienstverlening

onderzoeksdienstverlening

reproduktiedienstverlening

Publiekruimten

Beheer

Identificatie van de beschrijving

Identificatiecode van de instelling

Toegepaste regels en/of conventies

Status

Niveau van detaillering

Datering van aanmaak, herziening of verwijdering

Taal (talen)

Schrift(en)

Bronnen

Onderhoudsaantekeningen

Trefwoorden

Access Points

  • Clipboard

Eerste contactpersoon

Mailing address: P.O. Box 160, Banff, AB, T1L 1A3; Street address: 111 Bear Street, Banff