Ottawa Area Repositories

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confirm the hours and that the material you want will be available. In some cases, an appointment is mandatory as the repository is open limited hours.

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NameMailing AddressContact Info
Anglican Diocese of Ottawa ArchivesArchivist
Anglican Diocese of Ottawa, 71 Bronson Ave, Ottawa, ON K1R 6G6
tel: (613) 232-7124 ext 234
fax: (613) 232-7088
Archives of the University of Ottawa100, Marie-Curie (corner of King Edward) Room 012
P.O. 450, Stn. A
Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5
tel: (613) 562-5750
fax: (613) 562-5198
Arnprior McNab Braeside Archives 21B Madawaska St. Arnprior ON K7S 1R6  (lower level of the Arnprior Public Library)tel: 613-623-0001
Beechwood Cemetery Foundation280 Beechwood Avenue, P.O. Box 7025
Ottawa ON K1L 8E2
tel : 613 741-9530
fax : 613 741-8584
Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec (BAnQ)855, boulevard de la Gappe, Gatineau Québec J8T 8H9tel: 819 568-8798
fax: 819 568-5933
Billings Estate National Historic Site2100 Cabot Street, Ottawa, ON K1H 6K1tel: 613-247-4830
fax: 613-247-4832
British Isles Family History Society of Greater OttawaP.O. Box 38026, Ottawa, ON K2C 3Y7
Library housed at the City of Ottawa Archives (see below)
Tel: (613) 234-2520
Bytown Museum1 Canal Lane, Ottawa, ON K1P 5P6tel: 613-234-4570
C. Robert Craig Memorial Libraryc/o City of Ottawa Archives, City of Ottawa, 110 Laurier Ave West, Ottawa, ON  K1P 1J1
Library housed at the City of Ottawa Archives (see below)
Canadian Genealogy Centre395 Wellington Street
Ottawa, ON  K1A 0N4
Carleton University Library1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, ON   K1S 5B6
City of Ottawa Archives100 Tallwood Dr. (Corner of Woodroffe)
Ottawa, Ontario
Mailing address:
City of Ottawa Archives
c/o City of Ottawa
110 Laurier Avenue West
Ottawa Ontario K1P 1J1
Mail Code: 443
tel.: 613-580-2857
fax: 613-580-2614
City of Ottawa Archives, Gloucester Branch4550 Bank Street Gloucester, Ontario K1T 3W6tel: 613-822-2076 (open by appointment only) 
City of Ottawa Archives, Rideau Township Branch6581 Fourth Line Road (Main Street), North Gower, Ontariotel: 613-489-2926
Cumberland Heritage Village Museum2940 Old Montreal Road, Cumberland, ON K4C 1E6tel: 613-833-3059
Goulbourn Historical Society & Museum2064 Huntley Road, P.O. Box 621, Stittsville, ON  K2S 1A7tel.: 613-831-2393
Historical Society of OttawaPO Box 523, Station “B”
Ottawa, ON K1P 5P6
Library in the Bytown Museum building
Library open to the researching public by appointment.
Huntley Township Historical SocietyBox 313, Carp, Ontario, K0A 1L0Email:
Lanark County ArchivesP.O. Box 512, Perth, ON K7H 5K4
Archives: 1920 Concession 7 Road, Drummond Centre
tel: 613-267-2232 
Leeds & Grenville Branch of the Ontario Genealogical SocietyP.O. Box 536, Brockville, ON K6V 5V7
Brockville Museum, 5 Henry St, Brockville
Library and Archives Canada395 Wellington Street, Ottawa, ON  K1A 0N4tel: (613) 996-5115 or 1-866-578-7777 (toll free in Canada and the US)
fax: (613) 995-6274
genealogy reference: (613) 996-7458
Nepean Museum16 Rowley Avenue, Nepean, ON K2G 1L9tel: 613-723-7936
Osgoode Township Historical Society and Museum7814 Laurence Street, P.O. Box 74, Vernon, ON K0A 3J0tel.: 613-821-4062
Ottawa Branch of the Ontario Genealogical SocietyP.O. Box 8346, Ottawa, Ontario K1G 3H8
Library housed at the City of Ottawa Archives (see above)
Ottawa Family History Centre1017 Prince of Wales Drive, Ottawa, Ontariotel: (613) 224-2231
Ottawa Jewish Archives21 Nadolny Sachs Private, Ottawa, ON K2A 1R9tel.: 613-798-4696, ext. 260
fax: 613-798-4695
Ottawa Public LibraryMain Branch: 120 Metcalfe Street, Ottawa, ON K1P 5M2Nepean Centrepointe:
101 Centrepointe, Ottawa, ON K2G 5K7
Main Branch: (613) 580-2945
Nepean Centrepointe: (613) 580-2710
Ottawa Public Library, Ottawa Room Ottawa Public Library 120 Metcalfe Street, Ottawa, ON K1P 5M2tel: 613-580-2424, ext. 32159
Ottawa-Carleton Land Registry OfficeCourt House, 161 Elgin Street 4th Floor, Ottawa ON K2P 2K1tel: (613) 239-1230
fax: (613) 239-1422
Pinhey’s Point Historic Site270 Pinhey’s Point Road, Dunrobin, ON K0A 1T0tel: 613-832-4347
Réseau du patrimoine franco-ontarien (formerly Société franco-ontarienne de l’histoire et de la généalogie) Samuel-de-Champlain branch2445 St Laurent BlvdLocal B-181Ottawa ONK1G 6C3tel: 613-729-5769
Rideau Township Historical SocietyBox 56, North Gower (Ottawa), ON, K0A 2T0
Sir Guy Carleton Branch, United Empire Loyalists’ Association of CanadaP.O. Box 5104, 1547 Merivale Road, Nepean, ON K2C 3H4
Library housed at the City of Ottawa Archives (see above)
tel: (613) 225-6377
email: CarletonUEL(at)
Société de généalogie de l’Outaouaisemail:
Ukrainian Genealogy Group
National Capital Region
tel: (613) 731-1870 (evenings)
email: uggncr@canada.com
United Church of Canada Archives, Montreal/Ottawa Conference Ottawa Presbyteryc/o City of Ottawa Archives, City of Ottawa, 110 Laurier Ave West, Ottawa, ON  K1P 1J1
Library housed at the City of Ottawa Archives (see above)
tel: 613-580-2857
University of Ottawa Library65 University Priv
Ottawa, ON  K1N 6N5
Upper Ottawa Valley Genealogical GroupPO Box 972
Pembroke ON  K8A 7M5
Library: 222 Dickson Street, Pembroke ON