You can use the materials in the Archives, but you won’t always be able to find things on the shelves by yourself. But don’t worry—our staff are here to assist you. It’s their job to help you find what you are looking for.
Using the Archives' online database to search for records and complete a Records Request Form listing materials you would like to see.
To ensure the continued accessibility and preservation of the city's archival records, the Archives ask that you adhere to the following rules.
Find resources created by or about the municipalities that existed before the creation of the amalgamated City of Toronto in 1998.
February is Black History month. Toronto has had a black population from its earliest days as a settlement. Find out what resources the Archives has to learn more.