History of the Carberry Plains Archives

Carberry Plains Archives was created on April 14, 1988, with the passage of Bylaw 2064 by the Joint Councils of the RM of North Cypress and the Town of Carberry.  The Archives has its own Board of Directors and mandate:  “To acquire, preserve and document archival material which illustrates the growth and development of the Town of Carberry and RM of North Cypress both before and after incorporation or the immediate surrounding areas relating to the above.” The importance of a Rural Archives is preserving the history and memories of the people in its geographical area.

old photo of the town

 What donors should know

The typical deed of gift identifies the donor, transfers legal ownership of the materials to the repository.

An essential mission of the repository is to make their collections open and available for research use.  The deed of gift confirms a legal relationship between the donor and repository that is based on trust and common understanding.  This relationship ensures that the materials you have donated are preserved and made available to future generations.

 Hours of operation:

Tuesday  9-5

Wednesday 12 – 5

Or by appointment 204-834-6614

If you have records that you would consider donating to the Carberry Plains Archives contact:

Office:  Old Town Hall – 122 Main Street

Archivist:  Valerie Andrey

E mail address:

“A people without a history is like the wind over buffalo grass”

American Indian Proverb – Sioux

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