Maple Ridge Museum & Community Archives

Identity area

Identifier

MRM

Authorized form of name

Maple Ridge Museum & Community Archives

Parallel form(s) of name

Other form(s) of name

  • Maple Ridge Historical Society
  • Haney House Museum

Type

  • Museum;Historical Society;Historic Site

Contact area

 

Val Patenaude, Curator Primary contact

Type

Address

Street address

22520 116th Avenue

Locality

Maple Ridge

Region

BC

Country name

Canada

Postal code

V2X 0S4

Telephone

604-463-5311

Fax

Email

Note

Description area

History

The Maple Ridge Museum was opened in 1981. It is administered by the Maple Ridge Historical Society in conjunction with the Dewdney-Alouette Railway Society. The Museum acquires records of individuals, families, community groups, and businesses of significance to Maple Ridge and area.

Geographical and cultural context

Mandates/Sources of authority

Sponsor: Maple Ridge Historical Society

Administrative structure

Records management and collecting policies

The holdings include memoirs, business and organization records, copies of school board minutes, and approximately 7,500 catalogued photographs. There is a set of 825+ research files of subjects pertaining to Maple Ridge as well as an index for the Maple Ridge Gazette newspaper spanning 1922 to 1960 with 1961 to 1980 still in progress.

Buildings

Holdings

Total Volume: 45 meters of textual records, ca. 10,000 photographic images
Inclusive Dates: ca. 1880-present
Predominant Dates: 1900-1950

Finding aids, guides and publications

The website at http://www.mapleridgemuseum.org includes a section on research at the archives in the museum, including general information on the holdings and services provided.

Access area

Opening times

Summer (July-August): Wednesday-Sunday, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm.
Winter: Wednesday and Sunday, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Access for research by appointment: Sunday to Friday, 9 am to 4 pm.

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 31 January 2011.

Language(s)

Script(s)

Sources

Maintenance notes

Access points

Access Points

  • Clipboard

Primary contact

22520 116th Avenue
Maple Ridge, BC
CA V2X 0S4