Alberta Archives and Libraries

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The National Institute for Genealogical Studies has contributed extensive content from its Alberta Course on Alberta Archives and Libraries as follows:

The following archives and libraries are some of the many depositories which have collections of genealogical value to Alberta] family historians.

  • Library and Archives Canada

395 Wellington Street
Ottawa, ON K1A 0N3
Telephone: 613-996-7458

  • Provincial Archives of Alberta

12845-102 Avenue
Edmonton, AB T5N 0M6
Telephone: 403-427-1750
Fax: 403-427-4646

  • City of Edmonton Archives

10440-102 Avenue
Edmonton, AB T5H 3Z9
Telephone: 403-496-8710
Fax: 403-496-8732

  • United Church Archives

St. Stephen's College
University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB T6G 2E8
Telephone: 403-439-7311
Fax: 403-433-8875

  • Glenbow-Alberta Institute

130 9th Avenue S.E.
Calgary, AB T2G 0P3
Telephone: 403-263-9552

  • The Glenbow Museum has scanned images of diaries, letters, minute books, scrapbooks, and other unpublished archival records for over 3,000 individuals, families, clubs, businesses, schools, and organizations in Calgary, southern Alberta and Western Canada. For example, there are Will Parker's letters to his father in England, in which he tells of getting typhoid fever and joining the Royal Canadian Mounted Police
  • Family History Library

35 West Temple Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84150-3400
Telephone: 801-240-2331
Fax: 801-240-5551

  • Alberta Family Histories Society

712 - 16 Avenue NW
Calgary, AB
Telephone: 403-214-1447

  • Esplanade Art and Heritage Centre

Website Search their archival collections in Fond Summaries, Textual Files, Audio-Video, Images, and Maps.

  • Galt Museum in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada

Website Areas available to Search are Audio Recordings; Films, Negatives, Photographs, Slides and Videos; Government and Government Agency Records; and Maps and Technical Drawings.

Alberta Online Records[edit | edit source]

Links to online databases and indexes that may include vital records, biographies, cemeteries, censuses, histories, immigration records, land records, maps, military records, naturalizations, newspapers, obituaries, or probate records.