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Archival Resources

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Archival Resources


The Archival Collection is comprised of the primary records of individuals, families and organizations typically from the local area and working in support of our Niagara Book Collection. These records can include diaries, correspondence, photographs, legal documents, original maps, sketches, reports and much more ranging from the earliest settlement of the Peninsula to the present time.

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Recent Submissions

  • Cameron, Chantal (2015-01-30)
    A contract between John Cronyn of the Village of Fort Erie in the County of Welland, and Nelson Forsyth of Fort Erie, Township of Bertie, County of Welland. The contract stipulates the terms of repayment for £200 that ...
  • Cameron, Chantal (2015-01-30)
    An indenture between William Dickson [Jr.] and Emma Dickson, of the Town of Niagara in the County of Lincoln, and Robert M. Wilson of the Town of Niagara, County of Lincoln. The indenture concerns the sale of 500 acres ...
  • Youth for Diefenbaker (2015-01-29)
    A press release from Youth for Diefenbaker, 1 August 1967. The release reads: "Hamilton Student Appointed Youth for Dief Representative. The youngest delegate to the conservative leadership convention, 15 year old Sean ...
  • Copps, Victor K. (2015-01-29)
    A letter from Hamilton Mayor, Victor K. Copps, stating that he received a letter from Mr. O'Sullivan inviting him to a show at his school. Mr. O'Sullivan would have been about 11 years at the time. The Mayor plans to ...
  • Unknown author (2015-01-29)
    "An Act to provide for the recognition of the Beaver (Castor canadensis) as a symbol of the sovereignty of the Dominion of Canada." Mr. Sean O'Sullivan worked to have this Bill passed, recognizing the Beaver as a symbol ...