Port Moody Station Museum

Identity area

Identifier

PMS

Authorized form of name

Port Moody Station Museum

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    Other form(s) of name

      Type

      • Museum;Historical Society

      Contact area

      Jim Millar, Manager Primary contact

      Type

      Address

      Street address

      2734 Murray Street

      Locality

      Port Moody

      Region

      BC

      Country name

      Canada

      Postal code

      V3H 1X2

      Telephone

      604-939-1648

      Fax

      Email

      Note

      Description area

      History

      The Port Moody Station Museum is operated by the Port Moody Heritage Society, which was incorporated in 1969 and formed to promote and preserve the documentary and artifactual heritage of Port Moody and area, including Coquitlam and Ioco, B.C.

      Geographical and cultural context

      Mandates/Sources of authority

      Sponsor: Port Moody Heritage Society.

      Administrative structure

      Records management and collecting policies

      The Port Moody Heritage Society operates the Port Moody Station Museum, which contains archival material related to Anmore, Belcarra, Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, and Port Moody. Holdings include: private papers and/or diaries of early developers including former Sapper John Murray and J.A. Clarke and the diary of longtime City Clerk J. Lye;minutes of the Board of Trade, JUGS (Just Us Girls) Fundraising Club, and the Tuxis Boys Club, City of Port Moody records including assessment and collectors rolls (1913-1970) and some voters lists, and various maps and plans of the area. A publication (1982) by the Society "The Original Inhabitants of the Port Moody-Coquitlam Area" is available. A photograph collection includes some heritage houses, local scenes (Tri-City), railway and sawmill pictures, and photographs of the Ioco refinery and townsite from 1914 to the present.

      Buildings

      Holdings

      Total Volume: 200 linear feet<br /> Inclusive Dates: 1880 to present

      Finding aids, guides and publications

      Access area

      Opening times

      Museum: Winter Hours - Wednesday-Sunday, 12 Noon-4 pm
      Summer Hours - Daily, 10 am-5 pm

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      Accessibility

      Services area

      Research services

      Reproduction services

      Public areas

      Control area

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      Rules and/or conventions used

      Status

      Level of detail

      Dates of creation, revision and deletion

      Revised by BCANS Coordinator, March 16, 2011.

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