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  2. Databases
  3. Digitized Microforms
  4. Electronic Collection
  5. Open Data
  6. Research Aids
  7. Thematic Guides
  8. Virtual Exhibitions


  1. Thérèse Casgrain
  2. Henrietta Muir Edwards
  3. Agnes Macphail
  4. Nellie McClung
  5. Louise McKinney
  6. Emily Murphy
  7. Irene Parlby


  1. Acts of Divorce, 1841-1968
  2. AMICUS - Canadian National Catalogue
  3. ArchiviaNet: On-line Research Tool (Archived)
  4. AVITUS - Directory of Canadian Genealogical Resources
  5. Biophil - Stamp Creators (Archived)
  6. Births, Marriages and Deaths Recorded in Canada
  7. Black Loyalist Refugees, 1782-1807- Port Roseway Associates
  8. Cabinet Conclusions
  9. Canada Gazette: A Nation's Chronicle (Database) (Archived)
  10. Canadian Directories Collection
  11. Canadian Feature Film Database
  12. Canadian Illustrated News: Images in the News, 1869-1883
  13. Canadian Mail Order Catalogues
  14. Canadian Music Periodical Index
  15. Canadian Olympians
  16. Canadian Patents, 1869-1919
  17. Canadian Poetry Audio Archives
  18. Canadian Post Office Publications
  19. Carleton Papers – Book of Negroes
  20. Carleton Papers – Loyalists and British Soldiers
  21. Census of Lower Canada, 1825
  22. Census of Lower Canada, 1831
  23. Census of 1842, Canada East
  24. Census of 1842, Canada West
  25. Census of 1851 (Canada East, Canada West, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia)
  26. Census of 1861
  27. Census of 1870, Manitoba
  28. Census of Canada, 1871
  29. Federal Census of 1871 (Ontario)
  30. Census of Canada, 1881
  31. Census of Canada, 1891
  32. Census of Canada, 1901
  33. Census of the Northwest Provinces, 1906
  34. Census of Canada, 1911
  35. Census of the Prairie Provinces, 1916
  36. Census of 1921 (Available from
  37. Citizenship and Naturalization Records
  38. Citizenship Registration Records, 1851-1945 - Montreal Circuit Court
  39. Courts-martial of the First World War
  40. Diaries of William Lyon Mackenzie King
  41. Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online
  42. Directory of Special Collections of Research Value in Canadian Libraries (Archived)
  43. Disc-O-Logue
  44. Documentary Art (Archived)
  45. Electronic Collection: A Virtual Collection of Monographs and Periodicals (Archived)
  46. Faces of the Second World War
  47. Federal Publication Locator (Archived)
  48. Film, Video and Sound
  49. French-Canadian Newspapers: An Essential Historical Source (1808-1919) (Database) (Archived)
  50. Gaspé Land Commission. List of names of claimants (1819-1825)
  51. Government of Canada Files (Archived)
  52. Government of Canada Web Archive
  53. History of the Book in Canada (Archived)
  54. Home Children – Boards of Guardians
  55. Home Children Records
  56. Home Children Records
  57. Images Canada
  58. Immigrant Diaries and Guides - Moving Here, Staying Here. The Canadian Immigrant Experience (Archived)
  59. Immigrants at Grosse Île Quarantine Station, 1832-1937
  60. Immigrants before 1865
  61. Immigrants from China
  62. Immigrants from the Russian Empire, 1898-1922
  63. Immigrants Sponsored by the Montreal Emigrant Society, 1832
  64. Immigrants to Canada, Porters and Domestics, 1899-1949
  65. Index to Federal Royal Commissions
  66. Indian Affairs Annual Reports, 1864-1990
  67. Indian Reserves - Western Canada
  68. Land Petitions of Lower Canada (1764-1841)
  69. Lower Canada Land Petitions
  70. Loyalists
  71. Loyalists in the Maritimes — Ward Chipman Muster Master's Office, 1777–1785
  72. Marriage Bonds, 1779-1858 - Upper and Lower Canada
  73. Mass-Digitized Archives
  74. Merrilees Transportation Collection - Canada, by Train (Database)
  75. Military Medals, Honours and Awards, 1812–1969
  76. Naturalization Records, 1828-1850 - Upper Canada and Canada West
  77. Naturalization Records, 1915-1951
  78. New France Archives
  79. North West Mounted Police (NWMP) - Personnel Records, 1873-1904
  80. Orders-in-Council
  81. Passageways True Tales of Adventure for Young Explorers (Archived)
  82. Passenger Lists
  83. Passenger Lists and Border Entries, 1925-1935 - Nominal Indexes
  84. Passenger Lists for the Port of Quebec City, 1865-1900
  85. Passenger Lists, 1865-1922
  86. Passports
  87. Philatelic Bibliography (Archived)
  88. Philatelic Library (Archived)
  89. Philatis Postal Archives
  90. Photographs (Archived)
  91. Photographs: Canadian Nurses (Archived)
  92. Photographs: War Records-Manufacturing (WRM) Series - National Film Board of Canada (Archived)
  93. PIKA: Canadian Children's Literature Database (Archived)
  94. Post Offices and Postmasters
  95. Prime Ministers' Fonds (Archived)
  96. Private Archives and Colonial Records (Archived)
  97. Project Naming (Database)
  98. Public Opinion Research Reports
  99. Railway Employees (Employees Provident Fund)
  100. Rare Book Illustrations, Before 1800
  101. Red and Black Series (Archived)
  102. RPM
  103. Second World War Service Files: Canadian Armed Forces War Dead
  104. Service Files of the Royal Canadian Navy, 1910-1941 - Ledger Sheets
  105. Sheet Music Collection
  106. Ship Registrations, 1787-1966
  107. Sir John A. Macdonald: Canada’s Patriot Statesman (Database)
  108. Soldiers of the First World War - Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF)
  109. South African War, 1899-1902 - Service Files, Medals and Land Applications
  110. The Evidence Web (Archived)
  111. The Evidence Web - Browse Themes (Archived)
  112. Theses Canada Portal
  113. Treaties, Surrenders and Agreements
  114. Ukrainian Immigrants, 1891-1930
  115. UFOs: The Search for the Unknown (Database)
  116. Upper Canada Land Board (1765-1804)
  117. Upper Canada Land Petitions (1763-1865)
  118. Virtual Gramophone: Canadian Historical Sound Recordings
  119. War Diaries of the First World War
  120. War of 1812
  121. Western Land Grants (1870-1930)

Digitized Microforms

  1. Border Entries
  2. Border Entry, 1908-1918 (Archived)
  3. Border Entry, 1925-1935 (Archived)
  4. Border Entry, Form 30, 1919-1924 (Archived)
  5. British Military and Naval Records (RG 8, C Series) - Documents
  6. British Military and Naval Records (RG 8, C Series) - Index only
  7. Census of Canada, 1871 (Archived)
  8. Census of the Prairie Provinces, 1916 (Archived)
  9. Circumstances of Death Registers, First World War
  10. Commonwealth War Graves Registers, First World War
  11. Heir and Devisee Commission
  12. Ocean Arrivals, Form 30A, 1919-1924 (Archived)
  13. Passenger Lists: Eastern U.S. Ports (1925-1935) (Archived)
  14. Passenger Lists: Halifax (1925-1935) (Archived)
  15. Passenger Lists: Montreal (1925-1935) (Archived)
  16. Passenger Lists: New York (1925-1935) (Archived)
  17. Passenger Lists: North Sydney (1925-1935) (Archived)
  18. Passenger Lists: Quebec City (1925-1935) (Archived)
  19. Passenger Lists: Saint John (1925-1935) (Archived)
  20. Passenger Lists: Vancouver and Victoria (1925-1935) (Archived)
  21. School Files Series - 1879-1953 (RG10) (Archived)
  22. Sir John Thompson fonds - Diary and other material (Archived)
  23. Sir John Thompson fonds - Letterbooks (Archived)
  24. Sir John Thompson fonds - Letters received (Archived)
  25. Upper Canada Land Books
  26. Upper Canada Land Petitions (1763-1865) (Archived)
  27. Upper Canada Sundries
  28. Veterans Death Cards: First World War (Archived)
  29. War of 1812: Board of Claims for Losses, 1813-1848, RG 19 E5A (Archived)
  30. War of 1812: Lower Canada Nominal Rolls and Paylists, RG 9 1A7 (Archived)
  31. War of 1812: Miscellaneous Records (Archived)
  32. War of 1812: Upper Canada Returns, Nominal Rolls and Paylists, RG 9 1B7 (Archived)

Electronic Collection

  1. All About Maps (Archived)
  2. Anti-slavery Issues in Canada, 1830-1870: A Selective Bibliography (Archived)
  3. Arctic Exploration and the Search for the Northwest Passage (Archived)
  4. Beyond the Letters: A Retrospective of Canadian Alphabet Books (Archived)
  5. Canada at Scale: Maps of Our History (Archived)
  6. Canada's Constitutional Evolution (Archived)
  7. Canada's Digital Collections (Archived)
  8. Canadian Poetry Archive (Archived)
  9. Canadian Private Presses (Archived)
  10. Canadian War Artists (Archived)
  11. Celebrating Dayal Kaur Khalsa (Archived)
  12. Claude Champagne Virtual Exhibition (Archived)
  13. Critical Acclaim: Portraits from the National Archives of Canada (Archived)
  14. Cultivating Canadian Gardens: The History of Gardening in Canada (Archived)
  15. Engine of Immortality: Canadian Newspapers from 1752 Until Today (Archived)
  16. Finding Out About Native Canadian Women Writers Published in English (Archived)
  17. Gabrielle Roy (Archived)
  18. Guardians of the North: The National Superhero in Canadian Comic-Book Art (Archived)
  19. Guide to Canadian Labour History Resources (Archived)
  20. Guide to Canadian Political Science Resources: Federal Institutions and their Structure (Archived)
  21. Heroes of Lore and Yore: Canadian Heroes in Fact and Fiction (Archived)
  22. Impressions: 250 Years of Printing in the Lives of Canadians (Archived)
  23. In Memory of HM Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother (Archived)
  24. Karsh Masterworks: Atribute
  25. Legends in Life and Art: The Portrait Photography of Roloff Beny (Archived)
  26. New Wave Canada: Coach House Press and the Small Press Movement in English Canada in the 1960s (Archived)
  27. On the Job: A Century of Canadians at Work (Archived)
  28. Oscar Peterson: A Jazz Sensation (Archived)
  29. Out of This World: Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy (Archived)
  30. Page by Page: Creating a Children's Book (Archived)
  31. Passages: A Treasure Trove of North American Exploration (Archived)
  32. Passageways: True Tales of Adventure for Young Explorers (Archived)
  33. Pathfinders and Passageways: The Exploration of Canada (Archived)
  34. Real Stories: A Past in Miniatures (Archived)
  35. Selected Almanacs in Library and Archives Collection (Archived)
  36. Sir Ernest MacMillan: Portrait of a Canadian Musician (Archived)
  37. Sporting Lives: Images of Canadian Athletes (Archived)
  38. Stephen Leacock: Humorist and Educator (Archived)
  39. The Art of Illustration: A Celebration of Contemporary Children's Book Illustrators (Archived)
  40. The Famous Five (Archived)
  41. The Jesuit Relations and the History of New France (Archived)
  42. The Search for Franklin and Franklin Relics, 1847-1880 (Archived)
  43. The Secret Self: An Exploration of Canadian Children's Literature (Archived)
  44. Victory Bonding: Wartime Messages from Canada's Government, 1939-1945 (Archived)

Open Data

  1. Open Data from LAC
  2. Open Data Portal

Research Aids

  1. 100 Stories: Canadians who served in the First World War
  2. Aboriginal Documentary Heritage (Archived)
  3. Aboriginal Peoples: Guide to the Records of the Government of Canada
  4. (subscription required)
  5. Arctic Quest: The Northwest Passage (Archived)
  6. ArtVenture: A Collector's Challenge (Archived)
  7. Automated Genealogy
  8. Bands and Agencies
  9. Battle of Passchendaele: Resources at Library and Archives Canada
  10. Black History Month (Archived)
  11. Canadian Historical Association Booklets
  12. Canadian Library Gateway (Archived)
  13. Children's Literature Service (Archived)
  14. Conducting Research on Residential Schools
  15. Educational Resources for teachers (Archived)
  16. Electoral Atlas of the Dominion of Canada (1895) (Archived)
  17. Employment - Genealogy and Family History
  18. Family Search
  19. File and Item Descriptions for Aboriginal Heritage
  20. File History Cards, 1872-1984
  21. From Colony to Country: A Reader's Guide to Canadian Military History (Archived)
  22. Genealogy and Family History
  23. Government, Legal and Constitutional Information
  24. Guide to Sending Organizations and Receiving Homes (Home Children)
  25. Holocaust-related holdings at Library and Archives Canada
  26. Home Children, 1869-1932
  27. The Home Front (1914-1918)
  28. Immigration Documents
  29. Indian Affairs Record Group 10 (RG10) Inventory
  30. Jacob M. Lowy Collection
  31. LAC Forum on Canadian Democracy (Archived)
  32. Land - Genealogy and Family History
  33. Learning Centre (Archived)
  34. Lest We Forget: Cenotaph Research
  35. Literary Archives: A Guide to the Literary Fonds at Library and Archives Canada
  36. Lord Elgin
  37. Maps, Charts and Architectural Plans Collection: A Search Guide
  38. Métis Genealogy
  39. Métis Scrip Records
  40. Military Heritage
  41. Multicultural Resources and Services (Archived)
  42. Music Archives at the National Library of Canada: A Guide (1994, 2003) (Archived)
  43. Native Residential Schools in Canada: A Selective Bibliography (Archived)
  44. Newfoundland and Labrador
  45. Newspaper Collection
  46. Pathfinders and Passageways: The Exploration of Canada
  47. Periodical collection in the Philatelic Library (Archived)
  48. Portrait Portal
  49. Rare Book Collection
  50. Read Up On It (Archived)
  51. Reference Internet Resources
  52. Residential School Records Resources
  53. Resources for Researchers
  54. TD Summer Reading Club
  55. The 1852 and 1881 Historical Censuses of Canada
  56. The History of Women’s Vote
  57. The War of 1812 at Library and Archives
  58. Vital Statistics: Births, Marriages and Deaths
  59. Voters Lists
  60. Yousuf Karsh: A Selective Bibliography

Thematic Guides

  1. Abortion
  2. Avro Arrow (CF-105)
  3. Canadian Corporation for the 1967 World Exhibition
  4. Canadian Government Expositions Centre
  5. Canadian Immigration Since Confederation and the Department of External Affairs
  6. Deportation from Canada, 1893-1977
  7. Early Meteorology Records
  8. Federal-Provincial Conferences
  9. Grosse-Île Quarantine Station (Québec)
  10. Guide to Sources Relating to Canadian Naval Vessels
  11. Guide to Sources Relating to the Canadian Militia
  12. Guide to Sources Relating to Units of the Canadian Expeditionary Force
  13. Halifax Explosion
  14. Immigration Instructions: A Chart of Circulars, Directives and Operations Memoranda, 1909-1978
  15. Immigration of Farm Labourers to Canada, 1918-1945
  16. Immigration Records, Most Frequently Used
  17. International Joint Commission
  18. Internment Camps in Canada During the First and Second World Wars
  19. List of Pre-Confederation Official Publications, 1534-1866
  20. Louis Riel, the Red River Rebellion and the North West Campaign
  21. Organized Crime in Canada After 1945 and Immigration Records
  22. Paris Office Card Index
  23. Records of the Department of Public Works (RG 11)
  24. Records on the Immigration of Domestics
  25. Rideau Canal
  26. Ship - Empress of Ireland - Thematic Guides
  27. South African War - Thematic Guides
  28. Spanish Flu Epidemic - Thematic Guides
  29. Trans-Canada Highway
  30. Unidentified Flying Objects

Virtual Exhibitions

  1. A Real Companion and Friend: The Diary of William Lyon Mackenzie King (Archived)
  2. A Tale From the Map Vault (Archived)
  3. A Virtual Schoolhouse (Archived)
  4. Aboriginal Sound Recordings: Music and Song (Archived)
  5. Activism - Celebrating Women's Achievements (Archived)
  6. Anti-Slavery Movement in Canada (Archived)
  7. Arts - Celebrating Women's Achievements (Archived)
  8. Backcheck: A Hockey Retrospective
  9. Backcheck: Hockey for Kids (Archived)
  10. Before e-Commerce. A History of Canadian Mail Order Catalogues (Archived)
  11. Beyond the Funnies: The History of Comics in English Canada and Quebec (Archived)
  12. Bon appétit! A Celebration of Canadian Cookbooks
  13. Bonspiel! The History of Curling in Canada
  14. Book Trade - Celebrating Women's Achievements (Archived)
  15. Building a Just Society : A Retrospective of Canadian Rights and Freedoms (Archived)
  16. By Executive Decree (Archived)
  17. Call to Duty: Canada's Nursing Sisters
  18. Canada and the First World War (Archived)
  19. Canada By Design: Parliament Hill, Ottawa (Archived)
  20. Canada Games 1967–1977 Photo Album
  21. Canada Gazette: A Nation's Chronicle (Archived)
  22. Canada, by Train (Archived)
  23. Canada: A Literary Tour (Archived)
  24. Canada's UFOs: The Search for the Unknown (Archived)
  25. Canadian Confederation
  26. Canadian Confederation - Political Cartoons (Archived)
  27. Canadian Postal Archives (Archived)
  28. Canadian Settlement - The Kids' Site (Archived)
  29. Canadian State: Documents and Dialogue (Archived)
  30. Canadian War Industry During the Second World War (Archived)
  31. Canadian West (Archived)
  32. Canadian Writers (Archived)
  33. Celebrating Women's Achievements (Archived)
  34. Codex canadensis (Archived)
  35. Confederation for Kids (Archived)
  36. Cool Canada (Archived)
  37. Detecting the Truth: Fakes, Forgeries and Trickery (Archived)
  38. Early Chinese Canadians, 1858 to 1947 (Archived)
  39. Expo '67: A Virtual Experience (Archived)
  40. Faces of War (Archived)
  41. Famous Canadian Physicians (Archived)
  42. Film - Celebrating Women's Achievements (Archived)
  43. First Among Equals: The Prime Minister in Canadian Life and Politics (Archived)
  44. First Among Equals: The Prime Minister in Canadian Life and Politics: - Children's site (Archived)
  45. First Nations
  46. First Pan American Games in Canada in 1967: Spotlight on Canadian Athletes
  47. Framing Canada: A Photographic Memory (Archived)
  48. French-Canadian Newspapers: An Essential Historical Source (1808-1919) (Archived)
  49. Glenn Gould Archive (Archived)
  50. Government - Celebrating Women's Achievements (Archived)
  51. Gratien Gélinas (Archived)
  52. I Do: Love and Marriage in 19th Century Canada (Archived)
  53. In Quarantine: Life and Death on Grosse Île, 1832-1937 (Archived)
  54. Incunabula, Hebraica & Judaica 1981 Exhibition Catalogue (Archived)
  55. Inuit
  56. Kids' Site of Canadian Trains (Archived)
  57. Laurier House (Archived)
  58. Life of a Rock Star (Archived)
  59. Made in Canada. Patents of Invention and the Story of Canadian Innovation (Archived)
  60. Mary Riter Hamilton: Traces of War
  61. Métis
  62. Moving Here, Staying Here. The Canadian Immigrant Experience (Archived)
  63. New France New Horizons: On French Soil in America
  64. Old Messengers, New Media: The Legacy of Innis and McLuhan (Archived)
  65. Oral Histories of the First World War: Veterans 1914-1918 (Archived)
  66. Paul-Emile Miot: Photographs of Newfoundland and Cape Breton Island (Archived)
  67. Peter Winkworth Collection: A Collector's Passion (Archived)
  68. Posters and Broadsides (Archived)
  69. Proclamation of the Constitution Act, 1982
  70. Project Naming
  71. Royal Commission on National Development in the Arts, Letters & Sciences 1949-1951 (Archived)
  72. Shamrock and the Maple Leaf: Irish-Canadian Documentary Heritage at LAC (Archived)
  73. Shipwreck Investigations (Archived)
  74. Sir John A. Macdonald: Canada's Patriot Statesman (Archived)
  75. SOS! Canadian Disasters (Archived)
  76. Special Editions of Canadian Newspapers (Archived)
  77. Sport - Celebrating Women's Achievements (Archived)
  78. Susanna Moodie and Catharine Parr Traill (Archived)
  79. Tales from the Vault! Canadian Pulp Fiction 1940-1952 (Archived)
  80. Theatre, Dance, and Music - Celebrating Women's Achievements (Archived)
  81. Through a Lens: Dieppe in Photography and Film (Archived)
  82. Treaty 8 (Archived)
  83. Under a Northern Star (Archived)
  84. Virtual Vault (Archived)
  85. Virtual Vault: The "Four Indian Kings" (Archived)
  86. William Hind's "Overlanders of '62 Sketchbook" (Archived)
  87. William James Topley: Reflections on a Capital Photographer (Archived)
  88. "Without Fear, Favour or Affection" The Men of the North West Mounted Police (Archived)
  89. Writing - Celebrating Women's Achievements (Archived)
  90. Written in Stone: William E. Logan and the Geological Survey of Canada (Archived)
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