Wells Historical Society Archives

Identity area

Identifier

WHS

Authorized form of name

Wells Historical Society Archives

Parallel form(s) of name

Other form(s) of name

Type

  • Historical Society;Museum

Contact area

 

W.G. Quackenbush, President Primary contact

Type

Address

Street address

Barkerville Historic Town, Barkerville, B.C.

Locality

Wells

Region

BC

Country name

Canada

Postal code

Telephone

250-994-3422

Fax

250-994-3435

Email

Note

Type

Mailing Address

Address

Street address

P.O. Box 244

Locality

Wells

Region

BC

Country name

Canada

Postal code

V0K 2R0

Telephone

Fax

Email

URL

Note

Description area

History

Geographical and cultural context

Mandates/Sources of authority

Administrative structure

Records management and collecting policies

The Museum acquires papers and photographs relating to Wells and area from the 1920s to present. Holdings include: records of the Cariboo Gold Quartz Company Ltd., Wells Hospital material, records of Wells residents, 1200 photographs, and other historical reference material relating to the local area.

Buildings

Holdings

Total Volume: 10 linear meters<br /> Inclusive Dates: 1930 to present<br /> Predominant Dates: 1930-1960

Finding aids, guides and publications

<a target=newpage href="http://wells.entirety.ca/home.htm">Website</a> provides information about the archives and its services, along with a comprehensive set of <a target=newpage href="http://wells.entirety.ca/archives/findingaid.htm">online finding aids</a> and a searchable <a targe=newpage href="http://wells.entirety.ca/archives/photos/photos.php">historical photograph database</a>.

Access area

Opening times

By appointment only through Wells Museum, 250-994-3422 (summer only) or Barkerville Historic Town, 250-994-3302.

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 25, 2011.

Language(s)

Script(s)

Sources

Maintenance notes

Access points

Access Points

  • Clipboard

Primary contact

Barkerville Historic Town, Barkerville, B.C.
Wells, BC
CA