City of Yorkton Archives

Identity area

Identifier

SCNCYA

Authorized form of name

City of Yorkton Archives

Parallel form(s) of name

Other form(s) of name

Type

  • Community

Contact area

Type

Postal address

Address

Street address

PO Box 400

Locality

Yorkton

Region

Saskatchewan

Country name

Canada

Postal code

S3N 2W3

Telephone

Fax

Email

URL

Note

 

Therese Lefebvre Prince Primary contact

Type

Address

Street address

37 3rd Ave. North

Locality

Yorkton

Region

Saskatchewan

Country name

Canada

Postal code

S3N 2W3

Telephone

(306) 786-1722

Fax

(306) 786-6880

Note

Description area

History

Geographical and cultural context

Mandates/Sources of authority

To gather heritage specific documents, photographs and small artifacts relating to the history of the City of Yorkton; to provide information and copies of materials from the archival records to researchers; to conduct research for specific projects relating to the City of Yorkton (e.g. research and write history books, research and compile information to include as heritage components for ongoing City planning and redevelopment projects; to research and write text for historical signage/points of interest); to research and compile histories of heritage properties; to write articles for the local newspapers to publicize the City Archives; to research and provide information for special celebrations.

Administrative structure

Records management and collecting policies

Buildings

Holdings

Photographs, documents, letters, newspapers, periodicals, calendars, maps, postcards, directories, scrapbooks, albums, antique books, and small artifacts. Also includes more than 300 reference files in subject order, all relating to Yorkton and area history, that are comprised of copies of newspaper clippings and copies of other materials compiled starting in 1997 to support a planned history of Yorkton. The Archives' holdings also include an Inventory of Heritage Properties. Materials not considered 'archival' are located in a Reference Room, and are used widely by local and out-of-town researchers.

Extent: Work in progress. Work on a database is in its beginning stages.

Inclusive dates: 1882 from the start of the York Colony to present. Some pre-settlement records.

Finding aids, guides and publications

Access area

Opening times

Monday-Friday, 9:30-16:30, except for two Fridays per month

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

Language(s)

Script(s)

Sources

Maintenance notes

Access points

Access Points

  • Local and Regional History (Thematic area)
  • East-Central Saskatchewan (Geographic subregion)
  • Clipboard

Primary contact

37 3rd Ave. North
Yorkton, Saskatchewan
CA S3N 2W3