Nikkei National Museum

Identity area

Identifier

JCN

Authorized form of name

Nikkei National Museum

Parallel form(s) of name

Other form(s) of name

  • Japanese Canadian National Museum (formerly)

Type

  • Museum;Ethnic Organization

Contact area

 

Linda Reid, Research Archivist Primary contact

Type

Address

Street address

6688 Southoaks Crescent

Locality

Burnaby

Region

BC

Country name

Canada

Postal code

V5E 4M7

Telephone

604-777-7000, ext. 111

Fax

604-777-7001

Email

Note

Linda Reid's hours are 10:00 to 5:00, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Description area

History

Geographical and cultural context

Mandates/Sources of authority

Administrative structure

Records management and collecting policies

The holdings relate to the development and settlement of the Japanese Canadian community in Canada, predominantly including Japanese Canadians living in the Lower Mainland up until the time of their internment during World War II, and shifting to their resettlement in the interior of BC and Alberta. The more recent holdings of the Archives include the growth and development of Japanese Canadian organizations and institutions primarily in the Vancouver/Lower Mainland area. Holdings include: extensive photograph collection, manuscript collection (letters, diaries, minutes, etc.), extensive oral history collection, clipping files, a reference library, and miscellaneous archival materials.

Buildings

Holdings

Total Volume: ca. 150 metres<br /> Inclusive Dates: ca. 1890 to present<br /> Predominant Dates: 1942-1945

Finding aids, guides and publications

<a target=newpage href="http://centre.nikkeiplace.org/">Website</a> provides access to the Museum's online collections database and information on the functions and activities of the NNM, along with information on Society membership, a Newsletter, and a "Japanese Canadian Timeline."

Access area

Opening times

Tuesday-Saturday, 11:00-5:00 (Appointment advisable.)

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, December 29, 2010.

Language(s)

Script(s)

Sources

Maintenance notes

Access points

Access Points

  • Clipboard

Primary contact

6688 Southoaks Crescent
Burnaby, BC
CA V5E 4M7