Swift Current Museum

Identificatie

Bestandsidentificatie

SCNSCM

Geauthoriseerde naam

Swift Current Museum

Parallelle vormen van de naam

Aandere naamsvormen

Soort

  • Museum

Contact

 

William Shepherd, Collections Officer Eerste contactpersoon

Soort

adres

Adres

44 Robert Street West

Locality

Swift Current

Region

Saskatchewan

Landnaam

Canada

Postcode

S9H 4M9

Telefoon

306-778-4815

Fax

306-778-4818

Aantekening

 

Lloyd Begley, Director & Curator

Soort

adres

Adres

44 Robert Street West

Locality

Swift Current

Region

Saskatchewan

Landnaam

Canada

Postcode

S9H 4M9

Telefoon

306-778-4811

Fax

306-778-4818

Aantekening

Beschrijving

Geschiedenis

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.

Geografische en culturele context

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.

Mandaat/bronnen van bevoegdheid

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

Organisatie structuur

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.

Records management and collecting policies

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.

Gebouwen

Bestanden

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

Toegangen, gidsen en publicaties

Toegang

Openingstijden

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

Raadpleegvoorwaarden en -eisen

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.

Toegankelijkheid

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

dienstverlening

onderzoeksdienstverlening

reproduktiedienstverlening

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

Publiekruimten

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

Beheer

Identificatie van de beschrijving

SCAA-SCM

Identificatiecode van de instelling

Swift Current Museum

Toegepaste regels en/of conventies

ISAAR-CPF
RAD
ISDIAH

Status

Finale

Niveau van detaillering

Geheel

Datering van aanmaak, herziening of verwijdering

2017/10/27 - Last Revision

Taal (talen)

  • Engels

Schrift(en)

  • Latijn

Bronnen

Onderhoudsaantekeningen

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

Trefwoorden

Access Points

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

Eerste contactpersoon

44 Robert Street West

CA S9H 4M9