Swift Current Museum

Zone d'identification

Identifiant

SCNSCM

Forme autorisée du nom

Swift Current Museum

Forme(s) parallèle(s) du nom

Autre(s) forme(s) du nom

Type

  • Museum

Zone de contact

 

William Shepherd, Collections Officer Contact principal

Type

Adresse

Adresse physique

44 Robert Street West

Localité

Swift Current

Région

Saskatchewan

Nom du pays

Canada

Code postal

S9H 4M9

Téléphone

306-778-4815

Fax

306-778-4818

Note

 

Lloyd Begley, Director & Curator

Type

Adresse

Adresse physique

44 Robert Street West

Localité

Swift Current

Région

Saskatchewan

Nom du pays

Canada

Code postal

S9H 4M9

Téléphone

306-778-4811

Fax

306-778-4818

Note

Zone de description

Historique

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.

Contexte géographique et culturel

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.

Textes de référence

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

Structure administrative

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.

Gestion des archives courantes et intermédiaires et politiques de collecte

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.

Bâtiments

Fonds

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

Instruments de recherche, guides et publications

Zone de l'accès

Heures d'ouverture

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

Conditions d'accès et d'utilisation

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.

Accessibilité

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

Zone des services offerts

Services d'aide à la recherche

Services de reproduction

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

Espaces publics

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

Zone du contrôle

Identifiant de la description

SCAA-SCM

Identifiant du service responsable de la description

Swift Current Museum

Règles et/ou conventions utilisées

ISAAR-CPF
RAD
ISDIAH

Niveau d'élaboration

Final

Niveau de détail

Complet

Dates de production, de révision et de suppression

2017/10/27 - Last Revision

Langue(s)

  • anglais

Écriture(s)

  • latin

Sources

Notes relatives à la mise à jour de la notice

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

Points d'accès

Points d'accès

  • Local and Regional History (Thematic area)
  • Southwest Saskatchewan (Geographic subregion)
  • Presse-papiers

Contact principal

44 Robert Street West

CA S9H 4M9