Local History

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    The FFPLTC collects and distributes documents and other materials relating to the history of Fort Frances and the surrounding area.

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    Items to be acquired include:

    • works and primary source material documenting local history and genealogy
    • local research
    • historical atlases and maps

    The Fort Frances Museum and Cultural Centre will be consulted regarding the proper preservation methods for items collected.

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    Material will be collected dating from the earliest period possible to the present.

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    All subject fields pertaining to local history and genealogy will be collected.

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    The collection complements the collections of the Fort Frances Museum and Cultural Centre, and includes:

    • oral histories
    • cemetery records
    • photographs
    • newspapers
    • personal papers
    • electronic formats as appropriate
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    Local history materials may be used only in the FFPLTC, and will not circulate unless duplicates are available.

    In rare situations, a short-term loan may be arranged with the approval of the CEO or Designate.

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