Welcome to the City of Edmonton Archives Catalogue

This site features archival photographs and finding aids to the City of Edmonton Archives fonds and collections. Although we are adding digital and digitized material, you may need to come to the Archives to view some documents.

Construction Update

The vaults are open and we're at full reference service again!

If you have been waiting to see material from the collection, please arrange a time to visit with the Reference Desk at 780-496-8711 or at cms.archives@edmonton.ca.

Using This Site

Check out our guide for how to use this site.

Wondering what a fonds is? We have a guide for that too!

How to Find City of Edmonton Bylaws

Guide to finding bylaws on this site.

Order Copies

If you are interested in ordering copies of photos, maps or blueprints please see further information, including order forms, here: https://www.edmonton.ca/city_government/edmonton_archives/cea-sales-services.aspx

Limited Service Tuesday Mornings

Starting Tuesday, July 9, 2019 there will be limited reference service available between 9 am and noon.

During this period archivists are unavailable and there will be no retrieval of archival material, photocopying or research assistance.

The Reference Room and self serve options continue to be available.

Archives Closures

The City of Edmonton Archives will be closed due to training:

Tuesday, October 8th - 8:30 AM to 12:00 noon
Tuesday, October 15th - 8:30 AM to 12:00 noon
Tuesday, October 29th - 8:30 AM to 12:00 noon
Tuesday, November 19th - 8:30 AM to 12:00 noon

During these times both The Reference Room and the Archivists will be unavailable.

About Us

Contact Information and hours

This site is run by AtoM, a fully web based archival description application that is based on International Council on Archives (ICA) standards. AtoM is an acronymn for Access to Memory. See the about page to learn more about the AtoM project.

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