Campbell River Museum and Archives

Identity area

Identifier

CRMA

Authorized form of name

Campbell River Museum and Archives

Parallel form(s) of name

Other form(s) of name

Type

  • Museum;Historical Society

Contact area

 

Megan Purcell Primary contact

Type

Collections Manager

Address

Street address

470 Island Highway

Locality

Campbell River

Region

BC

Country name

Canada

Postal code

Telephone

250-287-3103

Fax

250-286-0109

Email

Note

Type

Mailing Address

Address

Street address

P.O. Box 70, Station A

Locality

Campbell River

Region

BC

Country name

Canada

Postal code

V9W 4Z9

Telephone

Fax

Email

URL

Note

Description area

History

The Campbell River Museum and Archives was established in 1958 and is operated by the Campbell River Museum and Archives Society. It acquires archival material of historical significance to northern Vancouver Island, from the Oyster River to the northern tip of Vancouver Island, including the mainland coast to the east of the Oyster River and the islands between (including Quadra Island and Cortes Island).

Geographical and cultural context

Mandates/Sources of authority

Administrative structure

Records management and collecting policies

The holdings include letters, diaries, manuscripts, photographs, oral interviews, reference library, local newspapers, maps and ephemera files relating to the ethnography, settlement and industrial history of the northern Vancouver Island area. The operating definition of "northern Vancouver Island" includes the area from the Oyster River to the northern tip of Vancouver Island, including the mainland coast to the east of the Oyster River and the islands between.

Buildings

Holdings

Total Volume: 80 linear meters

Inclusive Dates: 1890s to present

Predominant Dates: 1920 to present

Finding aids, guides and publications

Our website provides information on the holdings and services of the Archives at the Museum at Campbell River. Web resources include "A Moment in Time" featuring archival photographs taken by professional photographer Henry Twidle at the beginning of the 20th century. Sportsfishing website, searchable on-line gallery of photographs relating to the sportsfishing in this region including the Tyee Club. These and other web resources are available in the "resource" link at our website:

Access area

Opening times

Tuesday - Friday from 1pm to 4pm (appointments suggested)

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

Revised

Level of detail

Full

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Revised November 2009.
Revised by BCANS Coordinator, Nov 28, 2010, and Oct 15, 2015.

Language(s)

Script(s)

Sources

Maintenance notes

Access points

Access Points

  • Clipboard

Primary contact

470 Island Highway
Campbell River, BC
CA