Botwood Heritage Society

Identity area

Identifier

NL0018

Authorized form of name

Botwood Heritage Society

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Contact area

 

Janis Boone Primary contact

Type

Address

Street address

227 Water Street

Locality

Botwood

Region

Newfoundland and Labrador

Country name

Canada

Postal code

A0H 1E0

Telephone

709-257-4612 / 709-257-4134 // Off-season: 709-257-2839

Fax

709-257-3330

Email

URL

Facebook - Botwood Heritage Society

Note

PO Box 490

Description area

History

The Archives began about as a natural outgrowth of the collection and research done by the Botwood Heritage Society and the Botwood Library Board. Formally established in 1989, the Archives continue to accept material from local and former residents of Botwood.

Geographical and cultural context

Mandates/Sources of authority

Administrative structure

Records management and collecting policies

Buildings

Holdings

The Archives contains manuscripts, photographs, film, audio and videotapes, and artifacts relating to the town of Botwood, its history and culture. Highlights include an extensive collection of military and early aviation photographs, including Sidney Cotten, Charles Lindbergh and the first trans Atlantic air passenger service.

Finding aids, guides and publications

Finding aids are available for some holdings previously arranged and described. A database is available at the Botwood Library. The Heritage Society has also published Botwood: History of a Seaport (1992).

Access area

Opening times

The Archives is open by request. Researchers are asked to make an appointment to visit; however, researchers may have access to the database containing archival information at the Botwood Library.

Access conditions and requirements

Archival material must be used on-site.

Accessibility

Services area

Research services

Reproduction services

Photocopying and photograph reproduction are available for a fee.

Public areas

Control area

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Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Draft

Level of detail

Partial

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Created - April 4, 2013

Language(s)

  • English

Script(s)

Sources

2011 Directory of ANLA Member Institutions

Maintenance notes

Access points

Access Points

  • Clipboard

Primary contact

227 Water Street
Botwood, Newfoundland and Labrador
CA A0H 1E0