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National Archives, St. Kitts

Identity area

Identifier

National Archives, St. Kitts

Authorized form of name

National Archives, St. Kitts

Parallel form(s) of name

Other form(s) of name

Type

National

Contact area

Contact information

Address

Street address

Government Headquarters
Church Street

Locality

Basseterre

Region

Country name

Saint Kitts and Nevis

Postal code

KN

Telephone

869 467 1422

Fax

Description area

History

The National Archives, St. Kitts serves as the main repository for the records of St. Kitts and for the records of the Federal Government of St. Kitts and Nevis. It holds records of the administration, legislature and judiciary of the island as well as some records from private individuals.

Geographical and cultural context

Mandates/Sources of authority

National Archives and Records Act, no. 22 of 2001

Administrative structure

The National Archives falls under the Office of the Prime Minister

Records management and collecting policies

The primary focus is on the collection of government records. However records from other source are also collected once these relate to aspects of Kittitian history or the history of the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis.

Buildings

Holdings

Finding aids, guides and publications

Access area

Opening times

Tuesday to Friday from 9.00am to 3.30pm

Access conditions and requirements

ID required

Accessibility

accessible to users with disabilities.

Services area

Research services

Staff is available to assist visitors in locating material pertinent to their research

Reproduction services

please contact archivist with requests for reproduction of archives

Public areas

a readers desk

Control area

Description identifier

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Final

Level of detail

Minimal

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

30 May 2012

Language(s)

  • English

Script(s)

Sources

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