Galt Museum & Archives

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LETH

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Galt Museum & Archives

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Andrew Chernevych, Archivist

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Address

Street address

502 1st Street South

Locality

Lethbridge

Region

Alberta

Country name

Canada

Postal code

T1J 1Y4

Telephone

Fax

Fax: (403) 329-4958

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History

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Holdings

Total Volume: approximately 200 linear metres
Inclusive Dates: 1874 - current
Predominant Dates: 1885 - 1985

Holdings of permanently valuable records generated by, or relating to, the history of Lethbridge and southwestern Alberta. The collections include City of Lethbridge records, and privately donated records which document the human history of the region. Strengths of the manuscript holdings include history of the municipal government of Lethbridge, irrigation, the performing and visual arts, coal mining and various community groups. Strengths of the photograph and moving image holdings include agriculture, urban landscape of the city of Lethbridge, coal mining and portrait work. Maps and technical drawings are the fastest growing part of the Archives' holdings and include architectural drawings, fire insurance maps for Lethbridge, and a great number of technical drawings dealing with irrigation, telephone, electrical and other service systems.

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Opening times

Monday-Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Closed weekends and statutory holidays.

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Access Points

  • Clipboard

Primary contact

502 1st Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta
CA T1J 1Y4