Alberni District Historical Society Archives

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ADH

Authorized form of name

Alberni District Historical Society Archives

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Type

  • Historical Society

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Judy Carlson

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Address

Street address

4255 Wallace Street

Locality

Port Alberni

Region

BC

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Description area

History

The Alberni District Historical Society was established in 1965 and operates its Archives at the Alberni Valley Museum in Port Alberni. The Archives collects, preserves and makes accessible archival records and historical reference material (including newspapers) relating to communities in the Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District, including Port Alberni, Beaver Creek, Cherry Creek, Sproat Lake, Bamfield, Tofino, and Ucluelet.

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Records management and collecting policies

The mandate of the society is to encourage the preservation of archival material relating to the past and present history of the Alberni District. Major holdings include the McLean Mill National Historic Site business records,;MacMillan Bloedel Ltd. business records, Alberni Plywoods - Port Alberni Sawmills records, newspapers 1907-1967 and subsequent years of microfilm, local map collection, and community records.

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Holdings

Inclusive Dates: 1860-1995<br /> Predominant Dates: 1890-1995

Finding aids, guides and publications

<a target=newpage href="http://www.alberniheritage.com/alberni-valley-museum/archives">Website</a> provides information about the services, holdings and upcoming events of the historical society and its archives.

Access area

Opening times

Tuesday and Thursday, 10:00-3:00 (Also open by appointment)

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Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Revised by BCANS Coordinator, Apr 3, 2011; May 31, 2014.

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Primary contact

4255 Wallace Street
Port Alberni, BC