Archives

‘Archives and records are important resources for individuals, organizations and the wider community. They provide evidence of, and information about, the actions of individuals  organizations and communities and the environments in which those actions occurred. They extend and corroborate human and corporate memory and play a critical role in maintaining awareness of how the present is shaped by the past.’ –Laura A Miller

Come and see the small but growing collection!


Ways to get involved:

 

1. Visit the Archives at the Rotary Club of Slave Lake Public Library during the operating hours of the archives.

2. Consider becoming a donor to the Archives, and donate your records to us.

3. Consider lending your material to us. Depending on the type and nature of the material, we can showcase your material as well as make a digital copy for desktop clients.

4. Tell your family and friends about us.

Mandate of the Archives:
 
  Role & Mission:
1. To showcase and preserve the historical records of the Town of Slave Lake and the surrounding area.
 
2. To promote the appreciation and study of the history of the Lesser Slave Lake region.
 
3. To create a public Archives to capture the past and future events of the Lesser Slave Lake region.
 
‘An Archives will enable us to better comprehend the past, understand the present and prepare for the future’