P.O. Box 69
CA V0G 1Z0
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.
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.
Total Volume: 46 linear feet<br /> Inclusive Dates: 1885 to present<br /> Predominant Dates: 1900-1950
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
Revised by BCANS Coordinator, March 20, 2011.