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.
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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.
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.
By appointment only.
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Revised November 2009. Revised by BCANS Coordinator, Nov 30, 2010.