North Pacific Cannery National Historic Site

Identity area

Identifier

NPC

Authorized form of name

North Pacific Cannery National Historic Site

Parallel form(s) of name

Other form(s) of name

  • North Pacific Cannery Village and Museum

Type

  • Museum;Historic Site

Contact area

 

Kathy Booth, Administrator Primary contact

Type

Address

Street address

1889 Skeena Drive

Locality

Port Edward

Region

BC

Country name

Canada

Postal code

V0V 1G0

Telephone

250-628-3538

Fax

250-628-3540

Email

Note

Description area

History

The North Pacific Cannery National Historic Site is owned by the District of Port Edward and operated by the North Coast Marine Museum Society. It was originally established as the North Coast Marine Museum in 1977 and moved to its present location on the side of the North Pacific Cannery in 1986. The North Pacific Cannery was designated a National Historic Site by Parks Canada in 1985. The museum acquires artifacts, archival records and reference material relating to the North Pacific Cannery and to all aspects of the fishing industry on the north coast of B.C.

Geographical and cultural context

Mandates/Sources of authority

Administrative structure

Records management and collecting policies

The society collects materials related to the fishing industry. The collection includes papers, financial records books, manuals and other material for several canneries and shipyards. There is a photograph collection, maps, charts, boat plans and some oral histories.

Buildings

Holdings

Inclusive Dates: 1880-1970<br /> Predominant Dates: 1920-1950

Finding aids, guides and publications

Access area

Opening times

See <a href="http://www.cannery.ca" target="_blank">Website</a> for detailed opening times.

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 12, 2011.

Language(s)

Script(s)

Sources

Maintenance notes

Access points

Access Points

  • Clipboard

Primary contact

1889 Skeena Drive
Port Edward, BC
CA V0V 1G0