Bowen Island Museum and Archives

Identity area

Identifier

BOW

Authorized form of name

Bowen Island Museum and Archives

Parallel form(s) of name

Other form(s) of name

Type

  • Museum
  • Historical Society

Contact area

 

Deidre Farah, Archivist Primary contact

Type

Address

Street address

1014 Miller Road

Locality

Bowen Island

Region

BC

Country name

Canada

Postal code

Telephone

604-947-2655

Fax

Note

Type

Mailing Address

Address

Street address

P.O. Box 97

Locality

Bowen Island

Region

BC

Country name

Canada

Postal code

V0N 1G0

Telephone

Fax

Email

URL

Note

Description area

History

Geographical and cultural context

Mandates/Sources of authority

Administrative structure

Records management and collecting policies

Holdings relate to Bowen Island history. Holdings consist of 3,000 plus photographs and negatives, Union Steamship Company and Resort records, some family fonds, complete run of island newspaper (20 years) and other shorter runorgans, records of several island organizations, books written by Bowen Islanders or about Bowen, phone books, scrapbooks, and other ephemera reflective of the history of Bowen Island.

Buildings

Holdings

Total Volume: ca. 45 metres
Inclusive Dates: 1897 to present
Predominant Dates: 1910-1950

Finding aids, guides and publications

Website provides general information about the activities and services of the Archives along with a photo database of historical images.

Access area

Opening times

Days and hours change throughout the year, consult the Web site for current opening days and times.
Also open by appointment (phone 604-947-2655).

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; January 10, 2016
Revised by Bowen Island Museum and Archives, 13 August, 2012

Language(s)

Script(s)

Sources

Maintenance notes

Access points

Access Points

Primary contact

1014 Miller Road
Bowen Island, BC
CA