Kamloops Museum and Archives

Identity area

Identifier

KMA

Authorized form of name

Kamloops Museum and Archives

Parallel form(s) of name

Other form(s) of name

Type

  • Museum

Contact area

Type

Address

Street address

207 Seymour Street

Locality

Kamloops

Region

BC

Country name

Canada

Postal code

V2C 2E7

Telephone

250-828-3576

Fax

250-828-3760

Email

Note

Description area

History

Established in 1937, the Kamloops Museum & Archives is among the oldest community museums in the province. Archival collections held at the KMA's Mary Balf Archives have been part of the museum mandate from its beginning. The KMA collects and preserves archival records related to Kamloops and surrounding areas.

Geographical and cultural context

Mandates/Sources of authority

Administrative structure

Records management and collecting policies

The Kamloops Museum and Archives is a community museum dedicated to the collection, preservation and display of artifacts and archival documents which relate to the history of Kamloops and the Kamloops region. Archival documents in the form of papers, maps, books, photographs, journals, film, video, cassettes, etc., are collected from the trade era beginning 1812, through the gold rush, the Overlanders, mining, ranching, railway, Victorian period, military, and twentieth century. The museum collects material for neighbouring towns which have no museum or archives.

Buildings

Holdings

Total Volume: 65 metres
Inclusive Dates: 1812-1990
Predominant Dates: 1890-1940

Finding aids, guides and publications

Website provides contact information and a brief description of the holdings at the Archives.

Access area

Opening times

Tuesday-Friday, 1:15-4:00 (Also open 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

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Revised by BCANS Coordinator, December 29, 2010; March 10, 2016.

Language(s)

Script(s)

Sources

Maintenance notes

Access points

Access Points

  • Clipboard

Primary contact

207 Seymour Street
Kamloops, BC
CA V2C 2E7