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Archives - Libraries - Museums
- Alberta Digital Archives Includes bible records, cemeteries, census, church records, correspondence, deeds, local histories and directories.
- Archives Society of Alberta Society information and a searchable database of over 5000 fonds-level and collection-level descriptions of records held in Alberta's archival institutions.
- Genealogy Resources at Calgary Public Library The collection focuses on Canadian materials with an emphasis on Alberta, Ontario and the Maritimes.
- Glenbow Museum and Archives This centre of history and art contains many interesting archival resources.
- Museums Alberta Promoting understanding, access and excellence. Includes a Directory of Alberta's Museums and Galleries.
- Provincial Archives of Alberta Records of the Government of Alberta including many genealogical sources. Also private records of individuals and organizations.
- Royal Alberta Museum Focusing on the human and natural history of Alberta and western Canada. Information on the human history programs (folklife, western Canadian history, government history, archaeology, and ethnology), plus exhibits, galleries, and special events.
- University of Calgary Library Genealogy Resources Local histories, United Empire Loyalists, American Civil War, Germans from Russia, Mennonites and military history. Special collections include Alberta and prairie local histories and early exploration accounts.
- Western Canadian History Collections include artifacts relating to women's history, childhood studies, the province's primary and secondary industries, trades and professions, and fine and decorative arts.
- Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies Archival and published resources created in or pertaining to the region bounded by the 49th parallel, Peace River, Front Ranges and Columbia Mountains. Predominant dates are 1880s to 1980s.
Cemetery - Obituary
- 1901 Census, Alberta District An every name index to over 60,000 individuals enumerated in the 1901 Census of Canada for the Alberta District of the Northwest Territories.
- Lethbridge, Alberta 1891 Index to the 1891 Dominion Census, Lethbridge Sub-District, Alberta, Northwest Territories.
- German-speaking Community in Alberta: 1882-2000 A 6,200 item annotated bibliography spanning the history of the German-speaking communities in Alberta from 1882 to the present. There are many maps, lists, etc. as well.
- Local and Alberta Histories Collection General province-wide histories and histories of specific regions and communities. Search by author, book title or keyword, or browse the alphabetical lists.
- Mary's Genealogy Treasures Alberta Pioneer histories and native histories, information in the Lethbridge family history center, links to Alberta genealogical websites.
- Newspaper Archive Hundreds of thousands of historical newspaper images online, searchable on every word printed. Includes the Winnipeg Free Press from 1854 to 1924. The world's first, largest, and busiest online historical newspaper archive.
- Our Future, Our Past: The Alberta Heritage Digitization Project Bringing together historical documents on Alberta and through digital imaging technology, making these documents available on the World Wide Web.
- Alberta Heritage Online Information about the archives, heritage organizations, historic sites, interpretive centres and museums that preserve and interpret our heritage.
- Frank Slide, Alberta On April 29, 1903, Turtle Mountain collapsed, resulting in the greatest landslide in North American history. At least 76 people were buried alive under massive limestone boulders. Includes names of survivors and those who perished.
- Ghost Towns of Alberta Text and photographs on ghost towns in Alberta.
- Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump The world's oldest, largest and best preserved buffalo jump. Designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1981, Head-Smashed-In has been used continuously by aboriginal peoples of the plains for more than 5,500 years.
- Smoky Lake History Archive Location on the North Saskatchewan River. This site traces the history of the area through the fur trade and mission era to settlement and township.
- Alberta Homestead Index A comprehensive, integrated, all-name index to Alberta's homestead files. Over 277,000 records fully searchable.
Organizations and Societies
- Alberta Family History Society About the society, research sources, member research interests, special interest group information, and publications. Online vital events include births, deaths, marriages, from Calgary newspapers 1883-1899.
- Alberta Genealogical Society Master name index, publications, upcoming events.
- Brooks & District Branch, AGS History of the branch, research services offered, and publications for sale.
- Burtonsville Historical Society Information on this society and its newsletter.
- Cold Lake & District Genealogy Club Area obituaries, photos and history. Member researech interests and general club information.
- Edmonton Branch, Alberta Genealogical Society Features a searchable index to the 1901 census of the Alberta District, information on branch activities, library hours, and offers links to other resources in Edmonton and the Province of Alberta.
- Grande Prairie and District Branch, AGS Information on this societies monthly meetings, membership, library, obituary file, cemetery recordings, newsletter, and workshops.
- Historical Society of Alberta Publications list, calendar of events, newsletter, society information and links.
- Jewish Genealogy Society of Southern Alberta Provides a friendly forum for Jewish family historians to network with their counterparts in Alberta and around the world.
- Mennonite Historical Society of Alberta Ancestry of society members, newsletter, membership and programs.
- Southern Alberta Pioneers and Their Descendants Find & provide info about your Alberta ancestors. The Society collects, preserves, and publishes the history of the pioneers (resident prior to 1891) of Southern Alberta.
- United Empire Loyalists-Edmonton Branch Member surname interests.
- Bateman and Adams Family Descendents of ERNEST FRDERICK WILLIAM BATEMAN born in Fishpond Stapleton, Gloucestershire, England. Born on June 26, 1880 and died: June 17, 1969 in Calgary, Alberta.
- Chris Gort and Elaine Olthuis Family Home Page Researching the Gort / Harkema and Olthuis / Wierenga families, originally from Holland. The Olthuis family came to Edmonton, Alberta, Canada in 1913 and the Wierenga family arrived in the 1920's in Neerlandia, Alberta.
- Gray Family Webpage descendants of William Neil Gray and Sarah Jane Gray nee Borton.
- One Family - Forefathers The Kauffman Family of Tofield, Alberta, Canada. From Nebraska, Iowa, and Illinois to Tofield, Alberta in 1910 / 1912. Descendants of Amish Mennonite Immigrants From Europe
- TURNER LOW RAY ALLAN GALLAGHER HICKSON HOCKLEY THOMAS NEXUS TURNER, LOW, RAY, ALLAN, GALLAGHER, HICKSON, HOCKLEY, THOMAS, NEXUS. Our families came to Alberta from Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, New York, Massechusetts, Oregon, Cornwall, England, Essex, Dunbartonshire, Edinburough and Ireland.
- Alberta Newspapers Collection Online images of newspapers dating from 1880 - 1920 from a variety of Alberta communities. Provided by the Alberta Heritage Digitization Project.
- Legacy Magazine Legacy explores the way Albertans create, celebrate, and preserve our enduring culture and heritage.