Ottawa. City Operations

Site: Ottawa - Tallwood Dr - Central Archives Building - James Bartleman Centre

Service: City Clerk and Solicitor - City Archives

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Contact Information
Office Phone Reference Desk 613-580-2857
Toll Free Phone 3-1-1
Fax 613-580-2614
Primary Contact Olga Zeale, Reference Desk; Phone: 613-580-2424 ext 13333
Alternate Contact Signe Jeppesen, Archives Assistant; Phone: 613-580-2424 ext 39707; Email:
Primary Executive Paul Henry, City Archivist; Phone: 613-580-2424 ext 13181 * 613-897-2952; Email:
Address & Map
Central Archives
100 Tallwood Dr
Ottawa, ON K2G 4R7
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Mailing Address c/o City of Ottawa 
Ottawa City Hall 
110 Laurier Ave W, Mail code 443 
Ottawa, ON K1P 1J1
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) Preserves and makes accessible historical corporate records from the amalgamated City of Ottawa and its predecessor municipalities, as well as private-sector records that enhance our understanding of the history and evolution of the city. Holds extensive genealogical records, including those of the Ontario Genealogical Society. Home of the United Church Ottawa Conference and the C. Robert Craig Memorial Library.
Hours Tue-Fri 9 am-4 pm, Sat 10 am-5 pm
Areas Served Ottawa
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call for information or drop-in
Languages English ; French
Fees Service - Some fees for reproduction services apply ; None
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Legal Status (10) Local Government
Established 1976
Funding City / Town
Elections City Council is elected.
Date Updated 17 Sep 2018
Service Categories Archives ; Genealogical Collections

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