Cumberland Museum and Archives

Identity area

Identifier

CUB

Authorized form of name

Cumberland Museum and Archives

Parallel form(s) of name

Other form(s) of name

Type

  • Museum;Historical Society

Contact area

 

Barbara Lemky, Curator Primary contact

Type

Address

Street address

2680 Dunsmuir Avenue

Locality

Cumberland

Region

BC

Country name

Canada

Postal code

Telephone

250-336-2445

Fax

Email

Note

Type

Mailing Address

Address

Street address

P.O. Box 258

Locality

Cumberland

Region

BC

Country name

Canada

Postal code

V0R 1S0

Telephone

Fax

Email

URL

Note

Description area

History

The Cumberland Museum and Archives was opened in its present location in 1981 and is operated by the Cumberland and District Historical Society. The museum acquires artifacts, archives, and historical reference material pertaining to Cumberland and area, including Union Bay, Bevan, Royston, and Comox Lake.

Geographical and cultural context

Mandates/Sources of authority

Sponsor: Cumberland and District Historical Society

Administrative structure

Records management and collecting policies

Holdings consist of community records (1880-1970s) including photographs, business records, hospital records, Canadian Collieries Dunsmuir miningrecords, Fire Department records, family records, school records, and records and information files on various cultural groups including the Japanese, Chinese, Italian, and British. Holdings also include heritage building information and newspapers (1897-1931).

Buildings

Holdings

Inclusive Dates: 1800-1970s<br /> Predominant Dates: 1880-1970s

Finding aids, guides and publications

<a target=newpage href="http://cumberlandmuseum.ca">Website</a> provides information on the holdings and family and general research services of the Archives.

Access area

Opening times

Summer: Daily, 9:00-5:00, Winter: Monday-Friday, 9:00-5:00

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, Nov 29, 2010.

Language(s)

Script(s)

Sources

Maintenance notes

Access points

Access Points

  • Clipboard

Primary contact

2680 Dunsmuir Avenue
Cumberland, BC
CA