Community Archives of Belleville and Hastings County

Identity area

Identifier

ON00156

Authorized form of name

Community Archives of Belleville and Hastings County

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Type

  • Community
  • Municipal
  • Regional

Contact area

 

Amanda Hill

Type

Address

Street address

254 Pinnacle Street

Locality

Belleville

Region

Ontario

Country name

Canada

Postal code

K8N 3B1

Telephone

(613) 967-3304

Fax

Note

Description area

History

The Community Archives was established in 2010 as a three-way partnership between the City of Belleville, the County of Hastings, and the Hastings County Historical Society. In 2016 the Archives moved to a new purpose-built facility in downtown Belleville.

Geographical and cultural context

Mandates/Sources of authority

Administrative structure

Records management and collecting policies

The mandate of the Community Archives with respect to the acquisition of archival records is:
• To act as the official repository for records of enduring value created and accumulated by the City of Belleville and its predecessors;
• To act as the official repository for records of enduring value created and accumulated by the County of Hastings and its predecessors, and the member municipalities of Hastings County that designate the Community Archives as their official repository;
• To act as the official repository for the archival collections of the Hastings County Historical Society and records of enduring value created and accumulated by the Society; and
• To acquire records from private sources (individuals, families, organizations, and corporate bodies) that are appraised as having archival value in documenting the history and development of Belleville and Hastings County, with due respect for the acquisition mandates of other cultural and heritage organizations.

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Holdings

The archives holds community and municipal records relating to Hastings County and the City of Belleville. Holdings are described in the Community Archives' Discover service at http://discover.cabhc.ca.

In September 2016 the materials collected by Deseronto Archives were moved into the Community Archives.

Finding aids, guides and publications

Some of the archives' photographic collections are available online at https://www.flickr.com/photos/cabhc/collections.

Access area

Opening times

Open Monday to Thursday, 9.30am to 12pm and 1pm to 4pm for research.

Access conditions and requirements

Accessibility

The Community Archives is fully accessible.

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Research services

Reproduction services

Public areas

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Primary contact

254 Pinnacle Street
Belleville, Ontario
CA K8N 3B1