Swift Current Museum

Área de identidad

Identificador

SCNSCM

Forma autorizada del nombre

Swift Current Museum

Forma(s) paralela(s) de nombre

Otra(s) forma(s) de nombre

Tipo

  • Museum

Área de contacto

 

William Shepherd, Collections Officer Contacto principal

Tipo

Dirección

Dirección (calle)

44 Robert Street West

Localidad

Swift Current

Región

Saskatchewan

Nombre del país

Canadá

Código postal

S9H 4M9

Teléfono

306-778-4815

Fax

306-778-4818

Correo electrónico

Notas

 

Lloyd Begley, Director & Curator

Tipo

Dirección

Dirección (calle)

44 Robert Street West

Localidad

Swift Current

Región

Saskatchewan

Nombre del país

Canadá

Código postal

S9H 4M9

Teléfono

306-778-4811

Fax

306-778-4818

Correo electrónico

Notas

Área de descripción

Historia

Since 1937, the Museum has collected artifacts and produced exhibitions and programming to preserve and promote the history of Swift Current and the surrounding region.

Contexto geográfico y cultural

Swift Current is located in southwest Saskatchewan. It is situated along the Trans Canada Highway, 170 kilometers west from Moose Jaw, and 218 kilometers east from Medicine Hat, Alberta. The city is surrounded by the Rural Municipality of Swift Current No. 137.

Mandatos/Fuentes de autoridad

The Museum's mandate is to collect, conserve, interpret and exhibit the human and natural history of Swift Current and southwest Saskatchewan.

Estructura administrativa

The Museum is a department of the City of Swift Current. Previously the Museum had been governed in cooperation with a Board of Directors but now reports under the general administrative structure of the City. The Museum Director & Curator handles the institution as a whole with the Collections Officer managing the collection and archive. The Education & Public Programs Officer is responsible for the outreach and programming aspects of the Museum.

Administración de registros y políticas de recolección

The Swift Current Museum serves to collect, preserve and interpret the history of the City of Swift Current for citizens and visitors. The Museum also serves as the archival repository for the City of Swift Current and private materials of enduring significance.

Edificios

Fondos

Over 10,000 objects, including photographs, video and digital images, maps and document files administered as Museum collections.

Extent: 81 fonds; 40 linear metres

Inclusive dates: early 1900s-present

Instrumentos de descripción, guías y publicaciones

Área de acceso

Horario de apertura

January to December: Monday-Friday, 9:00-17:00; (hours subject to change)

Condiciones de acceso y requisitos

Please contact the Collections Officer of the Swift Current Museum to make an appointment to see archival holdings as not all items are quickly retrievable and requests will need time to be fulfilled.

Accesibilidad

All public areas of the Museum are accessible, though lacking automatic doors.

Área de servicios

Servicios para la investigación

Servicios de reproducción

Reproductions are available for most materials. Some restrictions may exist based on condition of requested items. Fees will apply.

Áreas públicas

The Museum features a permanent gallery, temporary gallery, gift shop, and rental/meeting space.

Área de control

Identificador de la descripción

SCAA-SCM

Identificador de la institución

Swift Current Museum

Reglas y/o convenciones usadas

ISAAR-CPF
RAD
ISDIAH

Estado de elaboración

Final

Nivel de detalle

Completo

Fechas de creación, revisión o eliminación

2017/10/27 - Last Revision

Idioma(s)

  • inglés

Escritura(s)

  • latín

Fuentes

Notas de mantención

Maintenance is the responsibility of the Collections Officer, Swift Current Museum.

Puntos de acceso

Puntos de acceso

  • Local and Regional History (Thematic area)
  • Southwest Saskatchewan (Geographic subregion)
  • Portapapeles

Contacto principal

44 Robert Street West

CA S9H 4M9