Enderby & District Museum and Archives

Identity area

Identifier

EDM

Authorized form of name

Enderby & District Museum and Archives

Parallel form(s) of name

Other form(s) of name

Type

  • Museum

Contact area

 

Naomi Fournier, Curator/Administrator Primary contact

Type

Address

Street address

901 George Street (Highway 97A)

Locality

Enderby

Region

BC

Country name

Canada

Postal code

Telephone

250-838-7170

Fax

250-838-9641

Note

Located in City Hall complex.

Type

Mailing Address

Address

Street address

P.O. Box 367

Locality

Enderby

Region

BC

Country name

Canada

Postal code

V0E 1V0

Telephone

Fax

Email

URL

Note

Description area

History

The Enderby and District Museum was established in 1973 and moved to its present location in 1987, when it began to acquire archival records of Enderby and district, including Mara to the north, the Spallumcheen Indian reserve to the south, Mabel Lake to the east, and Deep Creek to the west.

Geographical and cultural context

Mandates/Sources of authority

Sponsor: Enderby and District Museum Society

Administrative structure

Records management and collecting policies

The primary focus of the museum collection is the social and industrial development of the City of Enderby and surrounding district from 1860 to the present. The area served is in the North Okanagan, bounded by Mara Lake to the north, Mabel Lake and Trinity Valley to the east, Spallumcheen to the south, and Deep Creek to the west. The holdings include maps, photographs, sound cassettes, textual records (diaries, letters, minutes, manuscripts, ledgers, etc.), local newspapers, clipping files, and a reference library.

Buildings

Holdings

Total Volume: 18 linear meters<br /> Inclusive Dates: 1882 to present<br /> Predominant Dates: 1905-1960

Finding aids, guides and publications

<a target=newpage href="http://www.enderbymuseum.ca/archive/archive.htm">Website</a> provides information about the holdings, activities, and services of the Archives at the Enderby and District Museum. Site includes an impressive historical photographs section organized by theme entitled <a target=newpage href="http://www.enderbymuseum.ca/thepast/thepast.htm">"Snapshots from the Past"</a>, along with an <a target=newpage href="http://www.enderbymuseum.ca/images/pic-indx.htm">Image Directory</a> with links to all digitized photographs.

Access area

Opening times

Winter (September-May): Tuesday - Saturday, 12:00-4:00<br>
Summer (June-August): Tuesday - Saturday, 10:00-4:00

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

Revised

Level of detail

Full

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Revised November 2009.
Revised by BCANS Coordinator, Nov 30, 2010; Sep 23, 2013.

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Script(s)

Sources

Maintenance notes

Access points

Access Points

Primary contact

901 George Street (Highway 97A)
Enderby, BC
CA