Collection MS-410 - Greater Vernon Museum and Archives collection

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Title proper

Greater Vernon Museum and Archives collection

General material designation

  • Textual record

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  • Source of title proper: Title based on contents of collection.

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Collection

Reference code

CA EDM MS-410

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  • [ca. 1918] - 1939 (Creation)
    Creator
    Greater Vernon Museum and Archives

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Physical description

3 cm textual records

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Archival description area

Name of creator

(1950-current)

Administrative history

The Greater Vernon Museum and Archives is a cultural institution in Vernon, British Columbia. The museum was founded by Charles and Edward Haines, and David Howie Sr., in 1950 and focuses on selected regional, military, and natural history topics. In 1954, a museum board was created. The archives acquires and preserves records of archival and/or informational value which tell the diverse and colourful history of the Okanagan.

Custodial history

Scope and content

The collection consists of records transferred from the Greater Vernon Museum and Archives, as better fitting the mandate of the City of Edmonton Archives.

File list:

  1. Sheet music - The Boys of the Great Western Plains, words and music by Pte. W. Watson, 138th Batt., CEF, Edmonton; dedicated to the 49th Canadian CEF Edmonton Alberta Batt'n (Loyal Edmonton Regiment), [ca. 1918].

  2. Postcard - (of Field, BC and Mt. Stephen), addressed to Mrs. Mohr;
    Souvenir Programme - Souvenir to Commemorate the Fortieth Year of the Ministry of Rev. D.G. McQueen, 1927 - annotated with Mrs. Mohr, Vernon.

  3. Souvenir Programme - The Visit of Their Most Gracious Majesties King George VI and Queen Elizabeth to the Province of Alberta, Edmonton, 1939.

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Physical condition

Immediate source of acquisition

This collection was donated to the City of Edmonton Archives by the Greater Vernon Museum and Archives, via the Provincial Archives of Alberta, in 1987, and by the Greater Vernon Museum and Archives in 1990.

Arrangement

The material was arranged by the archivist in chronological order.

Language of material

  • English

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Restrictions on access

There are no restrictions on access.

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Copyright may apply.

Finding aids

See Scope and content above.

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Further accruals are expected.

General note

Accession numbers: A87-54, A90-60

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City of Edmonton Archives

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Rules for Archival Description (RAD)
Archives Society of Alberta Subject Terms

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Final

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