Newly Digitized Microfilms on the Héritage Portal

Our project partner,, recently added the following digitized microfilms to the Héritage website. Please note that the titles have been translated for convenience, the records are still in the language of origin. Searching in the original language will improve search results.

1946 Army Central Registry
Air Ministry. Air 1 and Air 2
Albert Henry George Grey, 4th Earl Grey fonds
Archives of the Propagation of the Faith of Paris: Summary Inventory
Baroness Macdonald family papers
Beauharnois Family Collection
Bonds and securities Upper and Lower Canada, Province of Canada, and Canada
Brooke Claxton fonds
Brown Chamberlin fonds
Canadian Northern Steamships, Limited
Charles Alexander Magrath fonds
Charles Stanley Monck, 4th Viscount Monck fonds: Henry Monck correspondence
Civil Secretary’s correspondence: A 1 – S Series: Quebec and Lower Canada
Colonial Conferences collection
Commissioners of Indian Affairs [meetings], Albany, New York, 1722‒1748
Commissions from Quebec, Upper and Lower Canada, Province of Canada and Canada
Department of Agriculture: Deputy Minister’s letterbooks, 1888‒1916
Department of Agriculture, Dominion Chemist: Letterbooks, 1889‒1933
Department of Agriculture: Entomology and Botany Division
Department of Agriculture: general letterbooks, 1852‒1894
Department of Agriculture: semi-official letterbooks, 1871‒1893
Department of External Affairs: Office of the Under-Secretary of State for External Affairs
Department of Immigration: Soundex card index to names of children in selected first central registry files
Department of Indian Affairs, Headquarters central registry system: black series
Department of Indian Affairs: Trust fund journals, 1875‒1938
Department of Militia and Defence: Engineer Branch, correspondence and letterbooks, 1880‒1903
Department of Militia and Defence: Letterbooks, 1867‒1903
Department of Militia and Defence: Reports and memoranda of the Deputy Minister’s office, 1867‒1907
Department of Public Works, Chief Architect’s Office: Letterbooks, 1873‒1909
Department of Public Works, docket registry system: registered correspondence
Department of Public Works: letterbooks of the subject classification registry system, 1879‒1912
Departmental Archives of Ille-et-Vilaine [Rennes, France] Fonds
Directorate of Movements
Edwardsburg Township fonds, 1801 & 1818
Exemplifications, Upper Canada, Province of Canada and Canada, 1853‒1951
France. Fonds of the national archives. F12 Series. Commerce and industry
France. Colonial Fonds: C11E Series. General correspondence of the boundaries and positions
Gaspard-Joseph Chaussegros de Léry Fonds
George Johnson fonds
George Monro Grant fonds
George Sutton Gibbons fonds
Gilbert John Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, 4th Earl of Minto fonds
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway Company: Agreements
Great Britain. Audit Office. Declared Accounts (AO 1)
Great Britain. Colonial Office: colonial papers, general series, (CO 1) and Nova Scotia and Cape Breton, original correspondence (CO 217)
Henry James Morgan fonds
Hôtel-Dieu of Québec Fonds
Index of advocates, land surveyors and notaries public in Quebec, Lower Canada and Canada East
James Leslie and family fonds
John Charles Dent fonds
John Costigan fonds
Joseph Cardin Fonds
Joseph Frederick Wallet DesBarres fonds
Land surveyor certificates
Letters patent authorizing fairs in Canada West and Province of Canada
Licenses, Upper and Lower Canada, Canada East and Canada West and Ontario, 1817‒1867
List of Notaries Public in Upper and Lower Canada, Canada East and Canada West
Lomer Gouin Fonds
Manitoba and Red River census returns
Manuscript [from the Canadian Youth Commission], “This Is Youth”
Memoirs of Grégoire or Robert Challes
Michel-Eustache-Gaspard Chartier de Lotbinière Collection: Correspondence and other documents
Militia and Defence: Letterbooks of Quartermaster General Colonel Percy Lake, Ontario
Militia general orders, Lower Canada
Minutes of Carleton County Progressive Conservative Association, 1948‒1966
Minutes of the Council of Assiniboia
National Council of Women of Canada fonds
National Library of France. Department of Manuscripts. New French Acquisitions
Newspaper clippings relating to the Canadian Radio Broadcasting Commission
[North-West Mounted Police] Dawson City headquarters records
Notifications of changes in the names of persons in Ontario
Orders and addresses of the House of Commons and Senate
Ordinances relating to Quebec, 1772‒1792
Ottawa Transportation Company fonds
Parish registers: New Brunswick, Ontario and Quebec
Placide Gaudet Fonds
Proclamations from Quebec, Upper and Lower Canada, the Province of Canada and Canada
Prudent-L. Mercure Fonds
Records and correspondence sent from the Postmaster General
Regional and local post office records
Registrar General sous-fonds: key to the general index
Registrar of Shipping: Kingston [Ontario] 1846‒1908, St. Catharines [Ontario] 1855‒1875, Pictou [Nova Scotia] 1840‒1956, Sydney [Nova Scotia] 1788‒1932
Registrar’s office files of Upper and Lower Canada, the Province of Canada and Canada
Richard Burpee Hanson fonds
Royal Canadian Air Force second central registry and file classification system
Royal Canadian Navy: Convoy Reports of Proceedings, 1939‒1945
Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism
Royal Commission on National Development in the Arts, Letters and Sciences fonds
Seaside House guest register
Secretary of State: Chief Press Censor
Senate summonses, Canada, 1867‒1953
Soldiers Settlement Board: The Platt Books
Warrants and pardons from Upper Canada, the Province of Canada and Canada
William King collection
William McDougall fonds
World War I: Veterans claim cards
Writs of election, 1949‒1953
Young Women’s Christian Association of Canada

Newly Digitized Microfilms on the Héritage Portal – Recent Additions

Our project partner,, recently added the following digitized microfilms to the Héritage website. Please note that although the titles have been translated, the records are still in the language of origin.

  • Amherst Papers
  • Canada. Department of the Interior: Letters patent
  • Canadian Home Economics Association fonds
  • Department of Canadian Heritage, Canadian Parks Service: Park/subject classification system
  • Department of Indian Affairs, Edmonton Agency: General operational records
  • Department of Indian Affairs, Manitoba Regional Office: Central registry files
  • Dominion Lands Branch registry
  • France, Archives Nationales. Contrôle général des finances. Sous-série G7 [French National Archives fonds, finances records, sub-series G7]
  • Frank Wright fonds
  • Henry Elvins Spencer fonds
  • Henry Pringle fonds
  • Immigration Program: Headquarters central registry files
  • Indian and Inuit Affairs Program: Modified duplex numeric system
  • Ministry of the Overseas Military Forces of Canada: Courts martial records, 1914-1919
  • Parish registers: Manitoba
  • Registrar of Shipping New Carlisle [Quebec], 1856-1902, and Quebec City [Québec], 1787-1965
  • Radnik fonds
  • Roderick K. Finlayson fonds
  • Sir Henry James Warre fonds
  • William Legge, 2nd Earl of Dartmouth fonds
  • William Osgoode fonds

Newly digitized microfilms on the Héritage portal

Our project partner,, recently added the following digitized microfilms to the Héritage website. Please note that although the titles have been translated, the records are still in the language of origin.

  • 1891 census return for the City of Victoria
  • Abraham Heaps fonds
  • Alexander Henry the Younger fonds
  • Alexander Mackenzie fonds
  • Archibald Hayes Macdonell fonds
  • Archibald McMillan and family fonds
  • Banff National Park: Office of the Superintendent, 1893-1910
  • British Military and Naval Records. Admiralty Records
  • Cairine Reay Wilson fonds
  • Canada: Governor General’s Office, Internal Letterbooks, Upper Canada to and from Treasury
  • Canada East: Provincial Secretary numbered correspondence files, 1839-1867
  • Canada West: Provincial Secretary, numbered correspondence files, 1844 to 1867
  • Canadian Labour Congress fonds
  • Canadian Lutheran World Relief fonds
  • Canadian Related Documents from the Glynn R. de V. Barratt collection
  • Central Experimental Farm records
  • Charles E. Goad Company fonds
  • Charles Napier Bell fonds
  • Church Missionary Society fonds
  • Civil Secretary and Provincial Secretary, applications for licences, bonds and certificates. Quebec, Lower Canada and Canada East
  • Civil Secretary, appointments to offices. Upper Canada and Canada West
  • Civil Secretary’s letter books
  • Colonial Office: Colonies general original correspondence
  • Delancey-Robinson collection
  • Department of Agriculture fonds
  • Edgar Dewdney fonds
  • Edmund John Senkler fonds
  • Finnish Language Newspapers and Serial Publications
  • Fisheries Branch Registry files
  • Fonds des Archives départementales de la Charente-Maritime [La Rochelle, France] [Departmental archives of Charente-Maritime fonds [La Rochelle, France]]
  • Fonds de la famille Armand Lavergne [Armand Lavergne and family fonds]
  • Fonds de la famille Chartier de Lotbinière [Chartier de Lotbinière family fonds]
  • Fonds Marie de l’Incarnation [Marie de l’Incarnation Fonds]
  • Fonds Roger Comeau [Roger Comeau fonds]
  • France, colonial fonds, general correspondences
  • France, colonial administration, letters sent
  • France. Fonds des Archives nationales [France. National Archives fonds]
  • George Stephen, 1st Baron Mount Stephen fonds
  • Hamnett Kirkes Pinhey and family collection
  • Henry Wolsey Bayfield fonds
  • Home Bank of Canada fonds
  • Homestead grant registers
  • Index to Passenger Lists, 1900-1908
  • International Council of Women fonds
  • J. S. Woodsworth fonds
  • Jacques-Henri Fabien collection
  • James Bissett fonds
  • James Kempt fonds
  • John Bennet Marks fonds
  • John By and estate fonds
  • John Davis Barnett fonds
  • Jonathan Sewell and family fonds
  • Journal de Jean-Baptiste Minet, l’ingénieur et cartographe Minet, écrit en 1684 et 1685, racontant les explorations de René-Robert Cavelier de La Salle au Mississipi et dans le golfe du Mexique [Journal kept by Jean-Baptiste Minet, engineer and cartographer, written in 1684 and 1685, recalling his explorations]
  • Journals kept by Augustus R. Peers at Peel River, 1847-1853, with accounts for 1848 and 1851-1852
  • Kipling collection
  • Land documents concerning Quebec, Upper and Lower Canada, Canada East and Canada West and Canada
  • Land petitions and related records of the Executive Council
  • Lawrence Montague Lande collection
  • Likacheff-Ragosine-Mathers collection index
  • Louis-Philippe Brodeur fonds
  • Lovat Dickson fonds
  • Martha Field and Fanny Simpson and family fonds
  • Mather Byles Jr. and family fonds
  • McGinnis Family fonds
  • Militia and Defence
  • Minutes and records of the Land Boards accumulated by the Executive Council Office
  • Miscellaneous registers, Province of Canada and Canada, 1850-1953
  • Montreal Amateur Athletic Association fonds
  • Newton McFaul MacTavish fonds
  • Newton Wesley Rowell fonds
  • Nova Scotia and Cape Breton Sessional Papers
  • Orders in Council of the Executive Council of the Province of Canada
  • Parish registers: Newfoundland, Labrador and Nova Scotia
  • Pierre Elliott Trudeau, Prime Minister, indexes to his correspondence
  • Collection de la famille Philippe Aubert de Gaspé [Philippe Aubert de Gaspé and family collection]
  • Princess Sophia Inquiry
  • Privy Council Office, Orders in Council: Minutes, annexes and reports
  • “Put by” Submissions to the Executive Council, of the Province of Canada, 1841-1873
  • Records of the Board of Railway Commissioners
  • Registrar of Shipping: St. John’s [Newfoundland], Arichat, Annapolis Royal, Barrington Passage, Digby, Halifax, Liverpool, Lunenburg, Parrsboro, Shelburne, Windsor, Yarmouth [Nova Scotia], Charlottetown [Prince Edward Island], Montréal [Québec], Port Burwell and Toronto [Ontario], Vancouver and Victoria [British Columbia]
  • Robert Prescott fonds
  • Robert Stanfield: card index to the Leader of the Opposition series and to unorganized portions of the collection
  • Royal Caledonian Curling Club, Canadian branch fonds
  • Royal Commission on Taxation fonds
  • Royal Newfoundland Regiment service files
  • Shawinigan Chemicals Limited fonds
  • Stanier family fonds
  • Superintendent of Indian Affairs in the Northern District of North America fonds
  • Thomas Wardlaw Taylor fonds
  • Trades and Labor Congress of Canada
  • United Society for the Propagation of the Gospel fonds
  • Upper Canada and Canada West: Returns of Population and Assessment
  • W. J. (Bill) Miller collection
  • War Cabinet Committee, 1938-1945
  • War diaries
  • War of 1812 pension records
  • Wesley N. Fujiwara fonds
  • William Buck fonds
  • William Dow and family fonds
  • William Hillary Clarke, MP fonds
  • William Lyon Mackenzie King: Family papers

Fruits of the Library and Archives Canada and partnership starting to appear online

The partnership between Library and Archives Canada and over the next ten years involves the digitization, indexing and description of millions of personal, administrative and government documents. It will triple LAC’s digital content on the Web, and allow Canadians to access tens of millions of additional images regardless of where they live, at no charge.

We will be adding new content regularly to the Héritage website. The following is a list of the microfilms digitized since June 2013 and currently available online, representing a total of 2.1 million images:

  • Alexander Harris fonds
  • Alphonse Fournier fonds
  • Baring Brothers and Company fonds
  • Canadian Labour Congress fonds
  • Civil Secretary’s letter books of Upper Canada
  • Clifford Sifton fonds
  • Correspondence and drafts of enclosures to dispatches from the Office of the Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada
  • Correspondence of the deputy minister and the adjutant general
  • Daniel Claus and family fonds
  • David Brown Milne fonds
  • Despatches from the Colonial Office
  • Despatches received and sent by the offices of the Lieutenant Governor of New Brunswick, the Governors of Vancouver Island and British Columbia, the Lieutenant Governor’s Office of Prince Edward Island
  • Drafts of correspondence sent from the Governor-in-Chief of Lower Canada, the Governor-in-Chief of the Province of Canada
  • Ermatinger family estate fonds
  • Francis Goring fonds
  • Francis Reginald Scott fonds
  • General index to the Public Archives of Canada
  • George Brown fonds
  • George Foster fonds
  • Glyn, Mills and Company fonds
  • Governor General’s Office, drafts of Despatches to the Secretary of State and numbered files
  • Gustave Lamothe fonds
  • Heir and Devisee Commission
  • James Hargrave and family fonds
  • James J. Morrison fonds
  • James Monk and family fonds
  • Jean-Mandé Sigogne fonds
  • John George Lambton, 1st Earl of Durham fonds
  • Joseph Howe fonds
  • Journal ou relation d’une conspiration faite par les Sauvages contre les Anglais [Journal or description of an Indian conspiracy against the English]
  • Lady Aberdeen’s Journals
  • Letter books of despatches from and to the Colonial Office
  • Lower Canada, declarations of aliens
  • Percy R. Bengough fonds
  • Port records
  • Pre-Confederation despatches from the British Minister at Washington
  • Records relating to Louis Riel and the North West Uprising
  • Red River journal of Alexander Begg, 1869-1870
  • Royal Commission on Canada’s Economic Prospects fonds
  • Selected documents relating to the Jesuit Estates
  • Selkirk collection
  • Sir Robert Borden fonds
  • Sir Wilfrid Laurier fonds
  • State submissions to the Executive Council of Upper Canada
  • Subject files of the Offices of the Governor-in-Chief at Quebec, the Governor-in-Chief of the Province of Canada
  • The centennial of the settlement of Upper Canada by the United Empire Loyalists, 1784-1884: the celebrations at Adolphustown
  • Trades and Labor Congress of Canada
  • Traill family collection
  • Upper Canada Land Books
  • Upper Canada Sundries
  • Vatican Fonds
  • Ward Chipman (senior and junior) fonds
  • William Cowan fonds
  • William Henry Pope Fonds
  • William Lyon Mackenzie King fonds
  • William Stewart and family fonds