Barkerville Historic Town and Resource Centre

Identity area

Identifier

BAR

Authorized form of name

Barkerville Historic Town and Resource Centre

Parallel form(s) of name

Other form(s) of name

Type

  • Historic Site

Contact area

 

W.G. Quackenbush, Curator Primary contact

Type

Address

Street address

Locality

Barkerville

Region

BC

Country name

Canada

Postal code

Telephone

250-994-3302, toll-free 1-888-994-3332

Fax

250-994-3435

Note

Type

Mailing Address

Address

Street address

P.O. Box 19

Locality

Barkerville

Region

BC

Country name

Canada

Postal code

V0K 1B0

Telephone

Fax

Email

URL

Note

Description area

History

Barkerville Historic Town and Resource Centre administers a town with 152 heritage buildings and is dedicated to preserving the town as a historic interpretation centre.

Geographical and cultural context

Mandates/Sources of authority

Administrative structure

Records management and collecting policies

Barkerville's holdings consist of books, reference files, photographic material, archival material, and a collection of maps, plans and blueprints. The focus of these holdings is the history of the Cariboo region of British Columbia, with a focus on the time period 1860 to present. Within this time frame, emphasis is placed upon all aspects of both European and Chinese habitation in the Cariboo. Parallel to this is a variety of modern and archival material which concern mining and mining technology. Material is available for study and reproduction (a fee will be charged for the latter).

Buildings

Holdings

Total Volume: 5,500 books, 5 filing cabinets of reference files, 30,000 images, approx. 2,000 linear feet of archival material, approx. 4,000 maps, plans and blueprints, historical newspaper on microfilm, sound records

Inclusive Dates: 1862 to present
Predominant Dates: 1862 to present.

A Collections database provides online access to descriptive information, transcribed records and digitized content:

Finding aids, guides and publications

Access area

Opening times

Winter: Monday to Friday, 9:00-5:00 (closed 12:00-12:30)
May 1 - September 15: Daily, 9:00-4:00 (closed 12:00-1:00)

Access conditions and requirements

Accessibility

Services area

Research services

Reproduction services

Public areas

Control area

Description identifier

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Revised by BCANS Coordinator, Nov. 10, 2010; Feb 16, 2012; January 10, 2016.

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Access Points

Primary contact

Barkerville, BC
CA