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

Biographies

  1. 100 Stories: Canadians who served in the First World War
  2. Emma Albani
  3. Marie-Anne Asselin
  4. Pierre-Aurèle Asselin
  5. Jack Ayre
  6. Roméo Beaudry
  7. Juliette Béliveau
  8. Joseph Fournier de Belleval
  9. Mary Travers Bolduc
  10. Rosario Bourdon
  11. Henry Burr
  12. Craig Campbell
  13. Thérèse Casgrain
  14. Choir of the Abbey of Saint-Benoît-du-Lac
  15. Herbert L. Clarke
  16. Eugène Daignault
  17. Alexandre Desmarteaux
  18. Pauline Donalda
  19. Blanche DuBuisson
  20. Damase DuBuisson
  21. Tommy Duchesne
  22. Joseph Dumais
  23. The Dumbells
  24. Willie Eckstein
  25. Henrietta Muir Edwards
  26. Hubert Eisdell
  27. First World War Centenary: Honouring Canada’s Victoria Cross Recipients
  28. Sarah Fischer
  29. Howard Fogg
  30. Éva Gauthier
  31. J. Hervey Germain
  32. Elzéar Hamel
  33. Ross Hamilton
  34. Johana Harris
  35. May Irwin
  36. Harold Jarvis
  37. Kilties
  38. Henri Lacroix
  39. Forrest Lamont
  40. Orphée Langevin
  41. Arthur Lapierre
  42. Hercule Lavoie
  43. Édouard LeBel
  44. Christie MacDonald
  45. Harry Macdonough
  46. George MacFarlane
  47. Agnes Macphail
  48. Albert Marier
  49. Nellie McClung
  50. Louise McKinney
  51. Marshall McLuhan
  52. Henri Miro
  53. Alfred Montmarquette
  54. Edmond Moreau
  55. Placide Morency
  56. Billy Munro
  57. Emily Murphy
  58. Red Newman
  59. Alfred (Rochon) Nohcor
  60. Nurses (First World War)
  61. Victor Occellier
  62. Geoffrey O'Hara
  63. Rose Ouellette
  64. Lionel Parent
  65. Irene Parlby
  66. Kathleen Parlow
  67. Hector Pellerin
  68. Albert Plunkett
  69. Mert Plunkett
  70. The Prime Ministers of Canada (Archived)
  71. Quatuor Alouette
  72. Quatuor Octave-Pelletier
  73. Gitz Rice
  74. Joseph Saucier
  75. Joseph-Henri Thibodeau
  76. Andy Tipaldi
  77. Cora Tracey
  78. Fannie Tremblay
  79. Albert Viau

Databases

  1. Acts of Divorce, 1841-1968
  2. Births, Marriages and Deaths Recorded in Canada
  3. Black Loyalist Refugees, 1782-1807- Port Roseway Associates
  4. Cabinet Conclusions
  5. Canada Gazette: A Nation's Chronicle (Database) (Archived)
  6. Canada's UFOs: The Search for the Unknown (database) (Archived)
  7. Canadian Directories Collection
  8. Canadian Feature Film Database
  9. Canadian Illustrated News: Images in the News, 1869-1883
  10. Canadian Mail Order Catalogues
  11. Canadian Music Periodical Index
  12. Canadian Olympians
  13. Canadian Patents, 1869-1919
  14. Canadian Poetry Audio Archives
  15. Canadian Post Office Publications
  16. Carleton Papers – Book of Negroes
  17. Carleton Papers – Loyalists and British Soldiers
  18. Census Returns on Microfilm, 1770-1856
  19. Census of Lower Canada, 1825
  20. Census of Lower Canada, 1831
  21. Census of 1842, Canada East
  22. Census of 1842, Canada West
  23. Census of 1851 (Canada East, Canada West, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia)
  24. Census of 1861
  25. Census of 1870, Manitoba
  26. Census of Canada, 1871
  27. Census of 1871 (Ontario)
  28. Census of Canada, 1881
  29. Census of Canada, 1891
  30. Census of Canada, 1901
  31. Census of the Northwest Provinces, 1906
  32. Census of Canada, 1911
  33. Census of the Prairie Provinces, 1916
  34. Census of 1921
  35. Census of the Prairie Provinces, 1926
  36. Citizenship and Naturalization Records
  37. Citizenship Registration Records, 1851-1945 - Montreal Circuit Court
  38. Courts-martial of the First World War
  39. Diaries of William Lyon Mackenzie King
  40. Disc-O-Logue
  41. Faces of the Second World War
  42. Film, Video and Sound
  43. French-Canadian Newspapers: An Essential Historical Source (1808-1919) (Database)
  44. Gaspé Land Commission — names of claimants, 1819-1825
  45. Government of Canada Web Archive
  46. History of the Book in Canada (Archived)
  47. Home Children – Boards of Guardians
  48. Home Children Records
  49. Images Canada (Archived)
  50. Immigrant Diaries and Guides - Moving Here, Staying Here. The Canadian Immigrant Experience (Archived)
  51. Immigrants at Grosse Île Quarantine Station, 1832-1937
  52. Immigrants before 1865
  53. Immigrants from China
  54. Immigrants from the Russian Empire, 1898-1922
  55. Immigrants Sponsored by the Montreal Emigrant Society, 1832
  56. Immigrants to Canada, Porters and Domestics, 1899-1949
  57. Index to Federal Royal Commissions
  58. Indian Affairs Annual Reports, 1864-1990
  59. Indian Reserves - Western Canada
  60. Land Petitions of Lower Canada (1764-1841)
  61. Loyalists
  62. Loyalists in the Maritimes — Ward Chipman Muster Master's Office, 1777–1785
  63. Marriage Bonds, 1779-1858 - Upper and Lower Canada
  64. Merrilees Transportation Collection - Canada, by Train (Database)
  65. Military Medals, Honours and Awards, 1812–1969
  66. Naturalization Records, 1828-1850 - Upper Canada and Canada West
  67. Naturalization Records, 1915-1951
  68. New France Archives
  69. North West Mounted Police (NWMP) - Personnel Records, 1873-1904
  70. Orders-in-Council
  71. Passenger Lists
  72. Passenger Lists and Border Entries, 1925-1935 - Nominal Indexes
  73. Passenger Lists for the Port of Quebec City and Other Ports, 1865-1922
  74. Passenger Lists, 1865-1922
  75. Passports
  76. Personnel Records of the First World War
  77. Photographs, War Records Office
  78. PIKA: Canadian Children's Literature Database (Archived)
  79. Post Offices and Postmasters
  80. Postal Heritage and Philately
  81. Public Opinion Research Reports
  82. Railway Employees (Employees Provident Fund)
  83. Rare Book Illustrations, Before 1800
  84. Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples
  85. RPM
  86. Service Files of the Royal Canadian Navy, 1910-1941 - Ledger Sheets
  87. Service Files of the Second World War - War Dead, 1939-1947
  88. Sheet Music Collection
  89. Ship Registrations, 1787-1966
  90. South African War, 1899-1902 - Service Files, Medals and Land Applications
  91. Special Editions of Canadian Newspapers (Database)
  92. Theses Canada Portal
  93. Treaties, Surrenders and Agreements
  94. Ukrainian Immigrants, 1891-1930
  95. Upper Canada Land Board (1765-1804)
  96. Upper Canada Land Petitions (1763-1865)
  97. Virtual Gramophone: Canadian Historical Sound Recordings
  98. War Diaries of the First World War
  99. War of 1812
  100. 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
  5. British military and naval records (RG 8, C Series) - Digitized documents
  6. British military and naval records (RG 8, C Series) - Introduction and index
  7. Census of Canada, 1871 (Archived)
  8. Circumstances of Death Registers, First World War
  9. Commonwealth War Graves Registers, First World War
  10. Heir and Devisee Commission
  11. Mass-Digitized Archives
  12. Ocean Arrivals, Form 30A, 1919-1924
  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)
  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
  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. Anti-slavery Issues in Canada, 1830-1870: A Selective Bibliography (Archived)
  2. Arctic Exploration and the Search for the Northwest Passage (Archived)
  3. Beyond the Letters: A Retrospective of Canadian Alphabet Books (Archived)
  4. Canada at Scale: Maps of Our History (Archived)
  5. Canada's Constitutional Evolution (Archived)
  6. Canada's Digital Collections (Archived)
  7. Canadian Poetry Archive (Archived)
  8. Canadian Private Presses (Archived)
  9. Canadian War Artists (Archived)
  10. Celebrating Dayal Kaur Khalsa (Archived)
  11. Claude Champagne Virtual Exhibition (Archived)
  12. Critical Acclaim: Portraits from the National Archives of Canada (Archived)
  13. Cultivating Canadian Gardens: The History of Gardening in Canada (Archived)
  14. E-book: "Lingua Franca: A Common Language for Conservators of Photographic Materials"
  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. Indigenous newspapers digitization pilot project
  25. Karsh Masterworks: Atribute
  26. Legends in Life and Art: The Portrait Photography of Roloff Beny (Archived)
  27. New Wave Canada: Coach House Press and the Small Press Movement in English Canada in the 1960s (Archived)
  28. On the Job: A Century of Canadians at Work (Archived)
  29. Oscar Peterson: A Jazz Sensation (Archived)
  30. Out of This World: Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy (Archived)
  31. Page by Page: Creating a Children's Book (Archived)
  32. Passages: A Treasure Trove of North American Exploration (Archived)
  33. Passageways: True Tales of Adventure for Young Explorers (Archived)
  34. Pathfinders and Passageways: The Exploration of Canada (Archived)
  35. Real Stories: A Past in Miniatures (Archived)
  36. Selected Almanacs in Library and Archives Collection (Archived)
  37. Sir Ernest MacMillan: Portrait of a Canadian Musician (Archived)
  38. Sporting Lives: Images of Canadian Athletes (Archived)
  39. Stephen Leacock: Humorist and Educator (Archived)
  40. The Art of Illustration: A Celebration of Contemporary Children's Book Illustrators (Archived)
  41. The Famous Five (Archived)
  42. The Jesuit Relations and the History of New France (Archived)
  43. The Search for Franklin and Franklin Relics, 1847-1880 (Archived)
  44. The Secret Self: An Exploration of Canadian Children's Literature (Archived)
  45. 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. Ancestry.ca (subscription required; available free at many public libraries)
  2. Automated Genealogy
  3. Backcheck: A Hockey Retrospective
  4. Bands and Agencies
  5. Battle of Passchendaele: Resources at Library and Archives Canada
  6. Battle of Vimy Ridge: Resources at Library and Archives Canada
  7. Black History in Canada
  8. Blog of Library and Archives Canada
  9. Canadian Historical Association Booklets
  10. Conducting Research on Residential Schools
  11. Directory of Library Symbols in Canada
  12. Early Chinese Canadians, 1858 to 1947
  13. Educational Resources for teachers (Archived)
  14. Electoral Atlas of the Dominion of Canada (1895)
  15. Employment - Genealogy and Family History
  16. Family Search
  17. File and Item Descriptions for Aboriginal Heritage
  18. File History Cards, 1872-1984
  19. From Colony to Country: A Reader's Guide to Canadian Military History (Archived)
  20. Genealogy and Family History
  21. General Index - card catalogue (Archives)
  22. Guide to Sending Organizations and Receiving Homes (Home Children)
  23. Holocaust-related holdings at Library and Archives Canada
  24. Home Children, 1869-1932
  25. The Home Front (1914-1918)
  26. Immigration Documents
  27. Indian Affairs Record Group 10 (RG10) Inventory
  28. Jacob M. Lowy Collection
  29. LAC Forum on Canadian Democracy (Archived)
  30. Land Grants to Veterans
  31. Learning Centre (Archived)
  32. Lest We Forget: Cenotaph Research
  33. Literary Archives: A Guide to the Literary Fonds at Library and Archives Canada
  34. Lord Elgin
  35. Maps, Charts and Architectural Plans Collection: A Search Guide
  36. Métis Genealogy
  37. Métis Scrip Records
  38. Military Heritage
  39. Multicultural Resources and Services (Archived)
  40. Music Archives at the National Library of Canada: A Guide (1994, 2003) (Archived)
  41. Native Residential Schools in Canada: A Selective Bibliography (Archived)
  42. Newfoundland and Labrador: Census and Enumerations
  43. Newspaper Collection
  44. Nursing Sisters - Call to Duty: Canada's Nursing Sisters
  45. Pathfinders and Passageways: The Exploration of Canada
  46. Rare Book Collection
  47. Read Up On It (Archived)
  48. Residential School Records Resources
  49. Resources for Researchers
  50. TD Summer Reading Club
  51. The 1852 and 1881 Historical Censuses of Canada
  52. The History of Women’s Vote
  53. Vital Statistics: Births, Marriages and Deaths
  54. Voters Lists
  55. War Graves
  56. Yousuf Karsh: A Selective Bibliography

Research Aids, Virtual Exhibitions

  1. Canada's UFOs: The search for the unknown

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 Resistance and the North West Resistance
  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. Remembrance Day: An Essential Resource Guide for Media
  26. Rideau Canal
  27. Ship - Empress of Ireland - Thematic Guides
  28. South African War - Thematic Guides
  29. Spanish Flu Epidemic - Thematic Guides
  30. Trans-Canada Highway
  31. Unidentified Flying Objects (thematic guide)

Virtual Exhibitions

  1. Anti-Slavery Movement in Canada
  2. Bell Features
  3. Bon appétit! A Celebration of Canadian Cookbooks
  4. Bonspiel! The History of Curling in Canada
  5. Building a Just Society : A Retrospective of Canadian Rights and Freedoms
  6. Call to Duty: Canada's Nursing Sisters
  7. Canada and the First World War
  8. Canada Games 1967–1977 Photo Album
  9. Canada Gazette: A Nation's Chronicle (Archived)
  10. First Nations
  11. First Pan American Games in Canada in 1967: Spotlight on Canadian Athletes
  12. Framing Canada: A Photographic Memory (Archived)
  13. French-Canadian Newspapers: An Essential Historical Source (1808-1919) (Archived)
  14. Glenn Gould Archive (Archived)
  15. Government - Celebrating Women's Achievements (Archived)
  16. Gratien Gélinas (Archived)
  17. I Do: Love and Marriage in 19th Century Canada (Archived)
  18. In Quarantine: Life and Death on Grosse Île, 1832-1937 (Archived)
  19. Incunabula, Hebraica & Judaica 1981 Exhibition Catalogue (Archived)
  20. Inuit
  21. Kids' Site of Canadian Trains (Archived)
  22. Laurier House (Archived)
  23. Life of a Rock Star (Archived)
  24. Made in Canada. Patents of Invention and the Story of Canadian Innovation (Archived)
  25. Mary Riter Hamilton: Traces of War
  26. Métis
  27. Moving Here, Staying Here. The Canadian Immigrant Experience (Archived)
  28. New France New Horizons: On French Soil in America
  29. Old Messengers, New Media: The Legacy of Innis and McLuhan (Archived)
  30. OnThisDay (Canada 150)
  31. Oral Histories of the First World War: Veterans 1914-1918 (Archived)
  32. Peter Winkworth Collection: A Collector's Passion (Archived)
  33. Posters and Broadsides (Archived)
  34. Proclamation of the Constitution Act, 1982
  35. Project Naming
  36. Royal Commission on National Development in the Arts, Letters & Sciences 1949-1951 (Archived)
  37. Shamrock and the Maple Leaf: Irish-Canadian Documentary Heritage at LAC (Archived)
  38. Shipwreck Investigations (Archived)
  39. SOS! Canadian Disasters (Archived)
  40. Special Editions of Canadian Newspapers (Archived)
  41. Sport - Celebrating Women's Achievements (Archived)
  42. Susanna Moodie and Catharine Parr Traill (Archived)
  43. Tales from the Vault! Canadian Pulp Fiction 1940-1952 (Archived)
  44. Theatre, Dance, and Music - Celebrating Women's Achievements (Archived)
  45. Through a Lens: Dieppe in Photography and Film (Archived)
  46. Treaty 8 (Archived)
  47. Under a Northern Star
  48. Unusual collections
  49. Virtual Vault (Archived)
  50. Virtual Vault: The "Four Indian Kings" (Archived)
  51. Writing - Celebrating Women's Achievements (Archived)
  52. Written in Stone: William E. Logan and the Geological Survey of Canada (Archived)
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