Penticton Museum and Archives

Identity area

Identifier

PEN

Authorized form of name

Penticton Museum and Archives

Parallel form(s) of name

Other form(s) of name

Type

  • Museum;Government

Contact area

 

Peter Ord, Director/Curator Primary contact

Type

Address

Street address

785 Main Street

Locality

Penticton

Region

BC

Country name

Canada

Postal code

V2A 5E3

Telephone

250-490-2451

Fax

250-490-2442

Email

Note

Description area

History

The Penticton Museum and Archives, also known as the R.N. Atkinson Museum and Archives, was established in 1954. It is administered by the Leisure Services Department of the City of Penticton.

Geographical and cultural context

Mandates/Sources of authority

Administrative structure

Records management and collecting policies

The archives collects records of the Corporation of the City of Penticton, historical documents and diaries of areas in the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen (where no archival facilities exist), and records from private sources. Holdings also include an extensive photograph collection.

Buildings

Holdings

Total Volume: 585 linear feet<br /> Inclusive Dates: 1865 to present<br /> Predominant Dates: 1906 to present

Finding aids, guides and publications

<a target=newpage href="http://www.penticton.ca/museum/default.asp">Website</a> provides contact information and a brief description of the holdings at the Archives.

Access area

Opening times

Archives hours: Wednesday to Friday, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm.
The museum and archives are closed for all statutory holidays.

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, March 15, 2011.

Language(s)

Script(s)

Sources

Maintenance notes

Access points

Access Points

  • Clipboard

Primary contact

785 Main Street
Penticton, BC
CA V2A 5E3