City of Burnaby Archives

Identity area

Identifier

CBA

Authorized form of name

City of Burnaby Archives

Parallel form(s) of name

Other form(s) of name

Type

  • Government

Contact area

 

Rebecca Pasch, Archivist Primary contact

Type

Address

Street address

4595 Albert Street

Locality

Burnaby

Region

BC

Country name

Canada

Postal code

V5C 2G6

Telephone

604.297.4818

Fax

Note

Located in the McGill Branch of the Burnaby Public Library.

 

Catharine McPherson, Archival Assistant

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Address

Street address

Locality

Region

Country name

Postal code

Telephone

604.297.4489

Fax

URL

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Keeley Chui, Archives Clerk II

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Address

Street address

Locality

Region

Country name

Postal code

Telephone

604.297.4947

Fax

URL

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Description area

History

Geographical and cultural context

Mandates/Sources of authority

Administrative structure

Records management and collecting policies

The purpose of the City of Burnaby Archives is to identify, acquire, preserve and make accessible archival material in the form of civic and private records documenting the history of the City of Burnaby. <br>The Archives is the official repository for all inactive civic records of permanent administrative, legal, fiscal, historical, evidential and/or informational value to the City of Burnaby. Archival material is preserved as evidence of the functions, legal rights, obligations, policies, decisions, procedures, accountabilities, and operations of the City of Burnaby.<br>Private or non-governmental records that compliment the official city records and/or enhance our understanding of the history and development of Burnaby are also acquired and preserved by the Archives. Private records include those of elected civic officials, those of boards and commissions related to the administration of the City and those of other organizations and individuals that detail the history of the City.

Buildings

Holdings

875 metres of textual records and approximately 26,000 photographs.
Inclusive dates: 1880-present.

Finding aids, guides and publications

<a target=newpage href="http://www.burnaby.ca/About-Burnaby/About/History/Burnaby-Archives.html">Website</a> provides information about the policies, holdings and services of the archives. Series and item-level descriptions can be searched online at <a target=newpage href="http://www.heritageburnaby.ca">www.heritageburnaby.ca</a>.

Access area

Opening times

Wednesday to Friday from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm or by appointment.

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; Oct 27, 2013.

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Script(s)

Sources

Maintenance notes

Access points

Access Points

  • Clipboard

Primary contact

4595 Albert Street
Burnaby, BC
CA V5C 2G6