Trinity Western University Archives

Identity area

Identifier

TWU

Authorized form of name

Trinity Western University Archives

Parallel form(s) of name

Other form(s) of name

Type

  • University

Contact area

 

Sylvia Stopforth

Type

University Archivist

Address

Street address

7600 Glover Road

Locality

Langley

Region

BC

Country name

Canada

Postal code

V2Y 1Y1

Telephone

604-513-2023 ext. 3925

Fax

Fax: 604-513-2063

Note

Description area

History

Geographical and cultural context

Mandates/Sources of authority

Administrative structure

Records management and collecting policies

It is the mandate of the Archives at the Library at T.W.U. to serve as the repository of the recorded history of Trinity Western University. Through the acquisition and preservation of these records, and the provision of access to them, the Archives supports and furthers the mission of the University. In order to fulfil its mandate, the Archives acquires archival materials which document the mission, characteristics, decisions and activities of the Trinity Western University community. In addition to the official and unofficial records of the University, the TWU Archives has also acquired the private papers of the following three individuals: Mel Smith, Robert Thompson, and Lyle Wicks.

Buildings

Holdings

Total Volume: 150 metres of textual records
Inclusive Dates: 1956 to present
Predominant Dates: 1964-2000

Finding aids, guides and publications

Website provides an overview of services and resources, and provides researchers with the ability to access and search the archival database, which contains descriptions of photographs, audio visual materials, and textual records documenting the history of the University since 1961.

Access area

Opening times

Located on the upper level of the Norma Marion Alloway Library.

Hours vary. During the academic year the Archives is generally open to researchers


  • Wednesdays from 2 to 4:30 pm
  • Thursdays from 9 am to 12:30 and 2 to 4:30 pm
  • Saturdays from 10 am to noon

Contact the archivist to arrange for an appointment.

Access conditions and requirements

Accessibility

Services area

Research services

Reproduction services

Public areas

Control area

Description identifier

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Revised by BCANS Coordinator, March 23, 2011.
Revised by S. Stopforth December 20, 2013

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Script(s)

Sources

Maintenance notes

Access points

Access Points

Primary contact

7600 Glover Road
Langley, BC
CA V2Y 1Y1