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Whistler Museum and Archives
The Whistler Museum and Archives Society was incorporated in 1986 and opened the Whistler Museum and Archives in 1986. The museum acquires artifacts, archival records, and historical reference material relating to the area now within the boundary of the Resort Municipality of Whistler, including the community formerly known as Alta Lake.
The holdings relate to the development and settlement of the Resort Municipality of Whistler and the Valley area. The area encompasses the northern tip of Green Lake to the boundary of Brandywine Provincial Park. References are made to surrounding areas such as: Pinecrest, Black Tusk, Garibaldi Provincial Park, Pemberton, Squamish, and Lillooet. Holdings include: extensive photograph collection, manuscript collection (letters, memoirs, minutes, manuals, project studies and proposals), oral histories, video recordings, posters, postcards, information files (contain copies of brochures, articles, essays, clippings, and ephemera), pamphlets, local newspapers, maps, and a reference library.
Total Volume: 18.5 linear meters<br /> Inclusive Dates: 1915 to present
<a target=newpage href="http://www.whistlermuseum.org">Website</a> provides contact information and a general overview of the holdings in the archives. Site also provides access to a virtual exhibit titled <a target=newpage href="http://epe.lac-bac.gc.ca/003/008/099/003008-disclaimer.html?orig=/100/205/301/ic/cdc/myrtlephilip/flash_index.html">Whistler Pioneer Photographs from the Myrtle Philip Collection</a>.<br /> <br />
Archives Hours: Wednesday-Sunday, 11:00 am - 5:00 pm (by appointment only).
Museum Hours: Daily, 11:00 am - 5 pm.
Members of the public are welcome to come and read at our archives. There is a $10 charge and appointments must be made in advance. Please contact the Collection’s Supervisor at email@example.com or phone on 604 932 2019.
Fully wheelchair accessible
The museum can provide high quality reproductions of photographs and documents in our collection. Fees apply, and vary according to usage. Please contact the Collection’s Supervisor at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone on 604 932 2019.
Revised by BCANS Coordinator, March 25, 2011.