Trail City Archives

Identity area

Identifier

TCA

Authorized form of name

Trail City Archives

Parallel form(s) of name

Other form(s) of name

Type

  • Government

Contact area

 

Sarah Benson, Director Primary contact

Type

Address

Street address

1394 Pine Avenue

Locality

Trail

Region

BC

Country name

Canada

Postal code

V1R 4E6

Telephone

250-364-0829

Fax

250-364-0830

Email

Note

Located on the second floor of Trail City Hall.

Description area

History

The Trail City Archives was established in 1978 as the repository for city government records. It acquired the archival holdings of the Trail Historical Society (formerly the West Kootenay Branch of the B.C. Historical Association) and continues to acquire private records of significance to Trail and area.

Geographical and cultural context

Mandates/Sources of authority

Administrative structure

Records management and collecting policies

The Archives collects, preserves and otherwise makes available to the public historical records and printed material relating to the history of Trail and area. Holdings include business records, family papers, local government records, and records of service clubs, church or other social or cultural organizations. Archives consist of photographs, manuscript material, maps and plans, film and tape recordings, published material, and newspapers. The Archives is also the official repository of all significant inactive records of the City of Trail.

Buildings

Holdings

Total Volume: 8 m of text, over 8000 photographs<br /> Inclusive Dates: 1860 to present<br /> Predominant Dates: 1895-1950

Finding aids, guides and publications

<a target=newpage href="http://www.trailhistory.com/archives.html">Website</a> contains information about the mandate, holdings and services of the Archives, along with contact information.

Access area

Opening times

Monday-Friday, 9:00 am-4:00 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, March 23, 2011.

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Script(s)

Sources

Maintenance notes

Access points

Access Points

  • Clipboard

Primary contact

1394 Pine Avenue
Trail, BC
CA V1R 4E6