Other Local Resources
Land Records - Land Registry Office, 4th Floor, Ottawa
Court House, Elgin Street and Laurier Avenue. Open to the Public Monday
to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Air Photographs - National Air Photo Library, 615 Booth
Street. Open to the public, Monday to Friday 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Ottawa City Archives - 100 Tallwood Drive. Maps, photos,
city directories, cemetery records, and a wide range of other historical
records. Open to the public Tuesday to Friday 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.,
Saturdays 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m except in June, July, August and on long
Ottawa Public Library (Main Branch) - located at the
corner of Laurier Avenue and Metcalfe Street (120 Metcalfe Street), you
will find the Ottawa Citizen, Ottawa Journal, Ottawa Free Press archives,
City Directories, Tweedsmuir Histories all on microfilm on the third floor.
Ancestry.com is also available on specific computers on the same floor
for genealogy research. The Ottawa Room, also located
on the third room includes an extensive collection of books on local history,
as well as maps, community newspapers and high school year books. The
library is open to the Public Monday to Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.,
Friday 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Sunday
1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Ottawa Room is not open during all library
Library and Archives Canada - 395 Wellington Street,
Telephone 613-996-5115. The collection is extensive on both a local and national level. Of local
interest are census records, newspaper archives, city directories, maps,
photos, plans, and military records. The William James Topley photo collection
is of interest to Ottawa area residents. Click
here for open hours. Click
here to access the Topley photo collection.
Société franco-ontarienne d’histoire et de généalogie Régionale
Samuel-de-Champlain (Ottawa), 2445, boulevard St-Laurent, Local
B181, Ottawa, ON K1G 6C3 Telephone 613-729-5769 E-Mail firstname.lastname@example.org
. This society offers extensive information on Franco-Ontario history
Church of Latter Day Saints Family History Centre, 1017
Prince of Wales Drive Ottawa, ON K2C 3K1 Telephone 613-224-2231. This
location provides access to extensive geneology information. Open Tuesdays
to Thursdays, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Fridays 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. and
the 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Also
located at 6255 Cumorah Dr Ottawa, ON K1C 6T7 613-837-7122, Open
Tuesdays 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.. and Wednesdays by appointment. Also
located at 178 Sillery St, Gatineau, QC J8T 7L1 Telephone 819-561-2442,
open Tuesdays and Wednesdays 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec, Centre d’archives
de l’Outaouais 855, boulevard de la Gappe Gatineau, QC J8T 8H9
Telephone 819-568-8798. E-Mail email@example.com.
This is the local archives for the Gatineau region. It is open Monday
to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Tuesdays and Wednesdays 7:00 p.m.
to 10:00 p.m.