Local History Wiki

This is a modified version of the Wikipedia page [1] (which has only limited development of specific archive articles), and concentrates on the local history entries, and may be added to as appropriate. Some material will be retained for the record when bodies can no longer be traced/cease. Details of archives listed but not presently red-linked welcome - adding square brackets as appropriate.

A longer list is available at the equivalent Archverdict page.


British Columbia[]


New Brunswick[]

Newfoundland and Labrador[]

Nova Scotia[]

Northwest Territories[]

  • Dene Nation Library and Archives Website Yellowknife
  • NWT Archives Website Yellowknife
  • Northwest Territories Dept. of Education, Culture & Employment Northwest Territories Archives Website Yellowknife



  • Archives for the History of Canadian Psychiatry and Mental Health Services Website Toronto
  • Archives Lanark Website Perth*
  • Archives of Ontario Website Toronto
  • Arnprior & McNab/Braeside Archives Website Arnprior
  • Art Gallery of Ontario Library & Archives Toronto
  • Brant Museum Archives Website Brantford
  • Brockville Museum Library of the Leeds & Grenville Branch, Ontario Genealogy Society Website Brockville
  • Bruce County Museum and Cultural Centre Archives Website Southampton
  • Cambridge Archives and Records Centre Cambridge
  • Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives Toronto
  • Canadian Museum of History Archives Ottawa
  • Cannington & Area Historical Society Museum Archives Cannington
  • CBC Archives Toronto
  • Centre d’archives de la Grande Zone argileuse nord-ontarienne Hearst
  • Centre for Canadian Historical Horticultural Studies Burlington
  • Chatham-Kent Museum Archives Chatham Ontario
  • City of Greater Sudbury Archives Sudbury
  • City of Ottawa Archives Ottawa
  • City of Thunder Bay Archives and Records Thunder Bay
  • City of Toronto Archives Toronto
  • City of Vaughan Archives Vaughan
  • Clarke Museum & Archives Orono
  • Connexions Archive & Library Toronto
  • County of Oxford Archives Beachville
  • County of Prince Edward Archives Wellington
  • Deseronto Archives Deseronto
  • Doon Heritage Crossroads Kitchener
  • Dufferin County Museum and Archives Orangeville
  • Elgin County Archives St. Thomas
  • Engracia de Jesus Matias Archives and Special Collections Sault Ste. Marie
  • Esquesing Historical Society Archives Website Georgetown
  • Esquesing Historical Society Archives Georgetown
  • Etobicoke Historical Society Archives Toronto
  • Exhibition Place Records & Archives Toronto
  • Grace Schmidt Room of Local History Kitchener
  • Grey Roots Museum and Archives Georgian Bluffs
  • Georgina Pioneer Village & Archives Keswick
  • Grenville County Historical Society Archival Resource Centre Prescott
  • Guelph Museums Archives Guelph
  • Haldimand County Museum & Archives Cayuga
  • Haliburton Highlands Museum Archives Haliburton
  • Halton Region Museum Library & Archives Milton
  • Hamilton Public Library Local History & Archives Department Hamilton
  • Henri J.M. Nouwen Archives & Research Collection Toronto
  • Historical Society of Ottawa, Bytown Museum Archives Ottawa
  • Hospital for Sick Children Hospital Library and Archives Toronto
  • Huronia Museum Library and Archives Midland
  • Joseph Brant Museum Archives Burlington
  • Kelly Library Archival and Manuscript Collections Toronto
  • Kitchener City Archives Kitchener
  • Laurier Archives Waterloo
  • Law Society of Upper Canada Archives Toronto
  • Lennox & Addington County Museum & Archives Napanee
  • Library and Archives Canada Ottawa
  • Listowel & Area Division (Stratford-Perth Archives) Listowel
  • Lithuanian Museum-Archives of Canada Mississauga
  • London Room London
  • Madonna House Archives Combermere
  • Malinsky Memorial Archives St. Catharines
  • Maritime Conference Archives Sackville
  • Marsh Collection Society A Community History & Genealogy Centre Amherstburg
  • McMichael Canadian Art Collection Library/Archives Kleinburg
  • Mennonite Archives of Ontario Waterloo
  • Military History Research Centre George Metcalf Archival Collection Ottawa
  • Mitchell Division (Stratford-Perth Archives) Mitchell
  • Nature Canada Library and Archives Ottawa
  • Naval Marine Archive Picton
  • Norfolk Heritage Centre Simcoe
  • North American Black Historical Museum Archives Amherstburg
  • Norwich and District Museum and Archives Norwich
  • Oil Museum of Canada Oil Springs
  • Ontario Electric Railway Historical Association Archives Milton
  • Ontario Jewish Archives Toronto
  • Oshawa Community Museum and Archives Oshawa
  • Ottawa Jewish Archives Ottawa
  • Oxford County Archives Woodstock
  • Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives Brampton
  • Penetanguishene Centennial Museum & Archives Penetanguishene
  • Peterborough Museum & Archives Peterborough
  • Port Hope Archives Port Hope
  • Quinte Educational Museum & Archives Ameliasburg
  • Region of Waterloo Archives Kitchener
  • Royal Canadian Yacht Club Archives Website Toronto
  • Royal Ontario Museum Archives Toronto
  • Ryerson Archives & Special Collections Toronto
  • Scotiabank Archives Toronto
  • Scugog Shores Heritage Centre and Archives Port Perry
  • Shingwauk Residential Schools Centre Sault Ste. Marie
  • Simcoe County Archives Minesing
  • Toronto Public Library Archival Collections Toronto
  • Town of Ajax Archives Ajax Ontario
  • Trent Valley Archives Peterborough Ontario Regional
  • Upper Canada Village Reference Library & Archives Morrisburg
  • Uxbridge Historical Centre Archives Uxbridge
  • Waterford & Townsend Historical Society Archives Waterford Ontario Regional
  • Wellington County Museum and Archives Guelph
  • Robert McLaughlin Gallery Library & Archives Oshawa Ontario Arts
  • Sanofi Pasteur Limited Balmer Neilly Library & Archives Toronto Ontario
  • Montgomery’s Inn Museum Resource Centre Toronto
  • King Louis XIV Memorial Archives Fealty Heritage Centre Toronto Ontario Educational
  • Toronto District School Board Sesquicentennial Museum & Archives Toronto Ontario Educational
  • Toronto Catholic District School Board Archives Toronto Ontario Educational / Religious
  • St. Mary's General Hospital (Kitchener) Archives (St Mary’s General Hospital (Kitchener)) Kitchener Ontario Healthcare
  • Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada Roddick Reading Room & Archives Ottawa *Ontario Healthcare
  • Sault Ste Marie & 49th Field Regiment RCA Historical Society Archives Sault Ste Marie Ontario Military
  • Queen's York Rangers (1st American Regiment) Museum Archives Toronto
  • Aylmer & District Museum Association Archives Aylmer
  • Bayfield Archives Room Bayfield
  • Smith Ennismore Historical Society Heritage Learning Centre
  • Teeterville Pioneer Museum Archives Delhi
  • Fort Frances Museum & Cultural Centre Fort Frances
  • Huron County Museum & County Gaol
  • Gravenhurst Archives
  • Lake of the Woods Museum Archives Kenora Ontario Regional
  • J.J. Talman Regional Collection London
  • St. Catharines Museum at Lock 3 Library/Archives St. Catharines
  • Scarborough Historical Society Scarborough Archives Toronto
  • Osgoode Township Historical Society Archives Vernon
  • Reuben & Helene Dennis Museum (Beth Tzedec Congregation) Toronto

Prince Edward Island[]



Yukon Territories[]