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The LAC has dozens of [http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/discover/product/index-e.html#b research aids]. For example, some of interest to genealogists include:
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*[http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/genealogy/index-e.html Genealogy and Family History] how-to-begin, vital records (see following bullet entry), census, immigration, military, land, and employment records
*[http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/the-public/005-1143-e.html Aboriginal Peoples—Guide to the Records of the Government of Canada]
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*[http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/genealogy/022-906-e.html Births, Marriages and Deaths] in church/civil records, adoptions, cemeteries, divorces, and wills
*[http://epe.lac-bac.gc.ca/100/205/301/ic/cdc/E/Alphabet.asp Canada's Digital Collections archived at Library and Archives Canada]
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*[http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/the-public/005-1142.23-e.html Canadian Immigration Since Confederation and the Department of External Affairs]
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The LAC has dozens of [http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/discover/product/index-e.html#b research aids]. For example, some of interest to genealogists include:  
*http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/the-public/005-1142.08-e.html Grosse-Île Quarantine Station (Québec)]
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*[http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/the-public/005-1142.29-e.html Guide to Sources Relating to Units of the Canadian Expeditionary Force]
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*[http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/the-public/005-1143-e.html Aboriginal Peoples—Guide to the Records of the Government of Canada]  
*{http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/the-public/005-1142.10-e.html Immigration of Farm Labourers to Canada, 1918-1945]
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*[http://epe.lac-bac.gc.ca/100/205/301/ic/cdc/E/Alphabet.asp Canada's Digital Collections archived at Library and Archives Canada]  
*[http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/the-public/005-1142.25-e.html Most Frequently Used Immigration Records]
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*[http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/the-public/005-1142.23-e.html Canadian Immigration Since Confederation and the Department of External Affairs]  
*[http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/lowy-collection/Pages/lowy-collection.aspx Jacob M Lowy Collection] (Judaica)
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*[http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/the-public/005-1142.08-e.html Grosse-Île Quarantine Station (Québec)] (immigration)
*[http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/newspapers-at-lac/index-e.html Newspapers at Library and Archives Canada]
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*[http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/the-public/005-1142.29-e.html Guide to Sources Relating to Units of the Canadian Expeditionary Force] 1914-1918
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*[http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/the-public/005-1142.10-e.html Immigration of Farm Labourers to Canada, 1918-1945]  
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*[http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/the-public/005-1142.25-e.html Most Frequently Used Immigration Records]  
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*[http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/lowy-collection/Pages/lowy-collection.aspx Jacob M Lowy Collection] (Hebraica and Judaica collection)  
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*[http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/newspapers-at-lac/index-e.html Newspapers at Library and Archives Canada]  
 
*[http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/the-public/005-1142.15-e.html Rideau Canal]
 
*[http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/the-public/005-1142.15-e.html Rideau Canal]
  

Revision as of 20:29, 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

Canadian national (or regional) databases and collections which include millions of books, newspapers, and periodicals, 21.3 million photos, 343,000 works of art about topics like genealogy and family history, portraits, aboriginal peoples, biographies, censuses, citizenship, disasters, ethno-cultural groups, educational resources, exploration, film and broadcasting, immigration, literature, land records, maps, military, music and performing arts, Canadian national identity, philately and postal history, politics and government, roads, canals, and railroads, settlement, sports, births, marriages, deaths, and divorces.[4]

Tips

Guides

The LAC has dozens of research aids. For example, some of interest to genealogists include:

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. Discover the Collection at Library and Archves Canada (accessed 6 August 2013).