Salmo Museum

Identity area

Identifier

SAL

Authorized form of name

Salmo Museum

Parallel form(s) of name

Other form(s) of name

Type

  • Museum

Contact area

 

Heather Street Primary contact

Type

Address

Street address

P.O. Box 69

Locality

Salmo

Region

BC

Country name

Canada

Postal code

V0G 1Z0

Telephone

250-357-2200

Fax

250-357-2596

Email

URL

Note

Description area

History

The Salmo Arts and Museum Society was established in 1970 and administers the Salmo Museum. The museum acquires archival material relating to Salmo and area, including Ymir, Sheep Creek, Pend O'Reille, and Erie.

Geographical and cultural context

Mandates/Sources of authority

Administrative structure

Records management and collecting policies

The holdings include maps, reference books, business records, miscellaneous documents and photographs related to the mining history of Ymir, Sheep Creek, Pend O'Reille, Erie and miscellaneous mines, community newspapers (1898-1904, 1936-1941, 1960s to present), manuscripts, scrapbooks, photographs, minute books and ephemera relating to businesses, people and community activities in Salmo and satellite communities. The Haglund collection includes business records, legal documents, maps, receipts and correspondence relating to the early growth of Erie, B.C. The Chris Hansen collection contains many photographs of the Reno Mine (1920s-1940s) and other miscellaneous Sheep Creek mines.

Buildings

Holdings

Total Volume: 46 linear feet<br /> Inclusive Dates: 1885 to present<br /> Predominant Dates: 1900-1950

Finding aids, guides and publications

Access area

Opening times

June-October: Daily, 10:00-16:00. November-May: Monday/Wednesday, 18:00-21:00, Tuesday, 14:00-17:00, Friday, 10:00-16:30

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 20, 2011.

Language(s)

Script(s)

Sources

Maintenance notes

Access points

Access Points

  • Clipboard

Primary contact

P.O. Box 69
Salmo, BC
CA V0G 1Z0