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*[http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/ LAC Internet Site] discover the collection, genealogy and family history, censuses, military records, research by topics, copies and visiting, services and programs, forum, news, photo gallery.<br>  
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*[http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/lac-bac/search/arch Genealogy and Family Hisory] how-to-begin, birth, marriages, deaths, census, immigration, military, land, and employment records.
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*[http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/lac-bac/search-recherche/lib-bib.php?Language=eng Library search] - digital books, journals, and theses.<br>  
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=== Collection Description  ===
 
=== Collection Description  ===

Revision as of 17:46, 6 August 2013

Library and Archives Canada
Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Contents

Contact Information

Address:[1]

395 Wellington Street
Ottawa, ON K1A 0N4
CANADA

E-mail:[1]

Telephone:[1]
    613-996-5115 or 1-866-578-7777 (toll-free in Canada and the US)
    TTY: 613-992-6969 or 1-866-299-1699 (toll-free in Canada)
Fax: 613-995-6274

Hours and holidays:[2]

Registration Desk (Ground floor)
    Monday to Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
    Closed on Statutory Holidays
Canadian Genealogy Centre (3rd floor)
    Monday  8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
    Tuesday  8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
    Wednesday  8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
    Thursday  8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
    Friday  8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
    Saturday/Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Map, parking, and public transportation:[3]

Map. Online map.
Parking. There are paid parking spaces for Library and Archives Canada visitors on the west side of the building. Also, there are public parking lots and some metered street parking nearby.
Public Transit.
   Ottawa's OC Transpo take any bus travelling on Wellington, Albert, Slater, Queen or Bank streets.
   Gatineau's STO take any bus travelling on Wellington Street in Ottawa.

Internet sites and databases:

  • LAC Internet Site discover the collection, genealogy and family history, censuses, military records, research by topics, copies and visiting, services and programs, forum, news, photo gallery.
  • Genealogy and Family Hisory how-to-begin, birth, marriages, deaths, census, immigration, military, land, and employment records.

Collection Description

{Please briefly describe the strengths and weaknesses of each collection for genealogists (about two or three sentences for smaller collections).[4] For example, explain the collection size, who (which ethnic, political, or religious groups) are covered, dates covered, jurisdictions covered, record types available, significant indexes, and any noteworthy record loss or gaps.[5]}

Tips

{Optional}

Guides

{Optional: Internet or guide books describing this collection for genealogists. }

Alternate Repositories

{ List (link to a Wiki article for) at least one or more other repositories that collect overlapping records, or similar family history material including central repositories, affiliated or branch repositories, higher level jurisdiction repositories, parent or daughter jurisdiction repositories. Also list neighboring repositories with similar records. Please briefly explain how each substitute repository is related.}

If you cannot visit or find a source at the Library and Archives Canada, a similar source may be available at one of the following.

Overlapping Collections

  • Alternate Repository {create link for each, and give line or two describing collection}

Similar Collections



Neighboring Collections


Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Contact Us at Library and Archves Canada (accessed 6 August 2013).
  2. "Service and Opening Hours" in Visit Us at Library and Archives Canada (accessed 6 August 2013).
  3. Public Transit and Parking at Library and Archves Canada (accessed 6 August 2013).
  4. Source 2.
  5. Source 3.