Frequently Asked Questions

We are located inside the Lloydminster Cultural and Science Centre.

Items that we accept, but are not limited to, include:

  • Photographs/negatives/slides
  • Family histories
  • Local history books/booklets
  • High school yearbooks
  • Business related documents including: Meeting minutes, financial records, reports, memberships, newsletters, promotional material, etc.
  • Scrapbooks
  • Journals/diaries
  • Correspondence
  • Sound/Video recordings
  • Maps
  • Directories/phone books
  • Certificates
  • Blueprints/architectural drawings
  • Funeral cards/obituaries

*Please note that we will gratefully accept certain artifacts that are not on the above list for the purpose of raising funds for our organization.  These items are sold by the LRA with the donor’s permission at the annual Border City Antique & Collectible Show each March.  Proceeds go toward daily operating expenses incurred by the organization.  Please contact us if you have an item(s) you think we might be interested in.

You can order a digital or paper copy of a photograph.  Click on the link to access our Photograph Permission and Order Form.

Simply drop by our office to do your own research during open office hours.  There is no charge for doing your own research.  If you are not able to visit us in person, or simply want us to do the research for you, we charge a fee of $15 per half hour with the first 30 minutes complimentary.  Please see our Fees for Service Policy: FEES FOR SERVICE POLICY

Have you ever wondered what types of items are stored in an Archives?  Or how these items got there?  Click on the link below taken from Peel Art Gallery Museum and Archives which explains, in detail, the fundamentals of “archiving”.  Here you will learn how documents “magically and conveniently gravitate” to archival institutions.

https://peelarchivesblog.com/2018/04/04/what-do-archivists-keep-or-not/