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Fort Steele Heritage Town Archives

Identity area

Identifier

FTST

Authorized form of name

Fort Steele Heritage Town Archives

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Other form(s) of name

Type

Historic Site

Contact area

Contact information

(Primary contact)

Curator

Address

Street address

9851 Highway 93/95

Locality

Fort Steele

Region

BC

Country name

Canada

Postal code

V0B 1N0

Telephone

250-417-6000

Fax

250-489-2624

Description area

History

The Fort Steele Heritage Town Archives has been acquiring records since 1963, when the B.C. government established Fort Steele as a provincial park and historical site.

Geographical and cultural context

Mandates/Sources of authority

Administrative structure

Records management and collecting policies

Holdings consist of records relating to East Kootenay and British Columbia history, Victorian interior and exterior design, agricultural history, North-West Mounted Police history, and mining and lumbering.

Buildings

Holdings

Total Volume: 850 linear feet
Inclusive Dates: 1740-1995
Predominant Dates: 1890-1915

Finding aids, guides and publications

Website provides general information on the services and holdings of the archives, virtual exhibits including digitized samples from the archival holdings, the Fort Steele Mining Collection Database and comprehensive information about Fort Steele Heritage Town and its many programs.

Access area

Opening times

By appointment only.

Access conditions and requirements

Accessibility

Services area

Research services

Reproduction services

Public areas

Control area

Description identifier

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Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Revised

Level of detail

Full

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Revised November 2009.
Revised by BCANS Coordinator, Nov 30, 2010.

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