Fonds - Kamloops Railway Museum Society fonds

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Kamloops Railway Museum Society fonds

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CA KMA

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  • 1891-1985 (Creation)
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    Kamloops Railway Museum Society

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ca. 7 m of textual records;ca. 500 photographs

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The Kamloops Railway Museum Society was established in 1973 to acquire railway artifacts and to establish and operate a railway museum. Through the society, members presented papers and discussed the history of railroading. No museum was ever established. The Society was dissolved in 1985.

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The fonds consists of minutes, statements of accounts, financial ledgers, correspondence, membership lists, banking records, promotional material, and reference files pertaining to the activities of the Kamloops Railway Museum Society, and a collection of archival material and reference material (including published items) acquired by the society, including records of the Canadian Pacific Railway and the Canadian National Railway and of railway workers' unions. Fonds includes photographs collected by the museum society of trains and railway equipment and of scenes of railroad activity in the Kamloops area.

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BCAUL control number: KMA-511

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