Series 3 - Edmonton directories

Edmonton District Directory Lowe's Directory of the Edmonton District

Title and statement of responsibility area

Title proper

Edmonton directories

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  • Textual record - published

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  • Source of title proper: Title based on contents of series.

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Reference code

CA EDM RG-200-3

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Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)

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  • 1895 - 2019 (Creation)

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Physical description

16 m of published material

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Archival description area

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Custodial history

Scope and content

This series is comprised of local directories, many of which include the name and occupation of the resident. Most can be searched by either name or street address.

The directories include:

  • Edmonton Directories, 1895, 1905/06-2019
  • Lowe’s Directory, 1899
  • Henderson’s Manitoba and Northwest Territories Gazetteer and Directory, 1904 (Edmonton only)
  • Henderson’s Directory, 1905
  • Henderson’s Directory, 1907-1917, 1919-1987
  • Edmonton Street Address Numerical Directory, 1967-1997
  • Polk criss-cross Directory, 1996-1999

Notes area

Physical condition

Immediate source of acquisition


Language of material

  • English

Script of material

Location of originals

Availability of other formats

Restrictions on access

There are no restrictions on access.

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Copyright may apply.
Reproduction restrictions apply.

Finding aids

See Scope and content above.

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No further accruals are expected.

General note

No Henderson's Directory was made during 1918.

General note

For digital access to some records, see Peel's Prairie Provinces, University of Alberta.

Physical description

Due to the fragile nature of many of the directories, photocopies are not available.

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City of Edmonton Archives

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Rules for Archival Description



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Physical storage

  • Shelf: Reference room