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Useful Addresses


Archives

Anglican Diocese of Algoma Archives
c/o Laurentian University Archives
J.N. Desmarais Library
935 Ramsey Lake Road
Sudbury, ON P3E 2C6
705 675-1151 ext. 3306
Fax: 705 675-4877
E-mail: archives@laurentian.ca
Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thurdsay, Friday - 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Wednesday - 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Archives Association of Ontario
258 Adelaide St. E., Suite #202
Toronto, ON M5A 1N1
Phone: 416-533-9592
Fax: 416-533-1481
E-mail: aao@aao.fis.utoronto.ca

Archives of Ontario
77 Grenville Street,
Toronto, Ontario
M7A 2R9
416 327-1600 or (Ontario only) 1-800-668-9933

City of Thunder Bay Archives
235 Vickers Street North, Thunder Bay, Ontario
Mailing Address: 500 Donald Street East, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7E 5V3
Contact Person: Alex Ross
Phone: 807 625-3390
Fax: 807 622-4212
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Hudson's Bay Company Archives
Provincial Archives of Manitoba
200 Vaughan Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 1T5

Laurentian University Archives
J.N. Desmarais Library
935 Ramsey Lake Road
Sudbury, Ontario P3E 2C6
705 675-4800
Hours

Library & Archives Canada
395 Wellington Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0N3
Genealogy Reference Desk / Services de renseignements généalogique
613 996-7458
Fax / Télécopieur : 613 995-6274
Reading Room hours: Monday to Friday - 8:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Saturdays and Sundays - 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Statutory Holidays - 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The place to go for most of your genealogical investigation.

Schreiber Public Library Archives
Street address: 400 Scotia Street, Schreiber, Ontario
Mailing address: P.O. Box 39, Schreiber, ON Canada P0T 2S0
807 824-2477
Hours: Monday - Saturday 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.; Tuesdays and Thursdays 7:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m.; Sundays 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Closed Sundays in June, July, and August.

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Family History and Genealogy

Ontario Genealogical Society
40 Orchard View Boulevard
Suite 102
Toronto, Ontario M4R 1B9
416 489-0734
fax: 416 489-9803

Thunder Bay District Branch, OGS
P.O. Box 10373
Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada P7C 6T8

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Historical Societies

Finnish-Canadian Historical Society
c/o Thunder Bay Museum
219 South May Street
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7E 1B5

Longlac Historical Society
Box 326
Longlac, Ontario P0T 2A0

Oliver Township Historical Society
Box 143
Kakabeka Falls, Ontario P0T 1W0

Pass Lake Historical Society
c/o John Cooney
R.R. 1
Pass Lake, Ontario P0T 2M0

Rossport Historical Society
11 Main Street
Rossport, Ontario P0T 2R0

Schreiber Historical Society
Box 121
Schreiber, Ontario P0T 2S0

Thunder Bay Historical Museum Society
219 South May Street
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7E 1B5

Thunder Bay Finish Canadian Historical Society
Finlandia Club, 2nd Floor
314 Bay Street
Thunder Bay Ontario P7B 1S1
Contact: Diane Lehtinen
E-mail: dlehtine@sky.lakeheadu.ca

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Local Architectural Conservation Advisory Committees (LACACs)

Thunder Bay LACAC
City of Thunder Bay
City Hall
500 Donald Street East
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7E 5V3

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Libraries

Lakehead University library

Library & Archives Canada
395 Wellington Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0N3
613 995-9481 (General Information and Reference Services)
Reading Room hours: Monday to Friday - 8:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Saturdays and Sundays - 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Statutory Holidays - 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Check out newspapers and other genealogical publications here.

Thunder Bay library branches
- Brodie, 216 South Brodie Street; 807 623-0925
- County Park, 1020 Dawson Road; 807 768-9151
- Mary J.L. Black, 151 West Brock Street; 807 475-5906
- Waverley, 285 Red River Road; 807 344-3585
The Reference Department has an Obituary File and Biography Index of local residents. The Thunder Bay Index (TBI) is a catalogue of the contents of several local newspapers and magazines. TBI is available at the Waverley and the Brodie branches. TBI is also available on computer disk for schools and interested individuals. The Operations Department (807 684-6815) has more information.

Thunder Bay District Branch library
The Branch library is housed at the Brodie branch of the Thunder Bay Library. They also have microfilms of historical census materials. The Reference Department has a number of guides to genealogy and books on surnames, clans, and passenger lists.

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Museums

Centennial Logging Museum
950 Memorial Avenue
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7b 4A2

Hymers Museum
R.R. 1
Kakabeka Falls, Ontario P0T 1W0

Nipigon Museum
Box 208
Nipigon, Ontario P0t 2J0

Old Fort William
Thunder Bay, Ontario P0t 2Z0

Paipoonge Museum
R.R. 6
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7C 5N5
807: 939-1262
Hours: Tuesday to Sunday 1:00 p.m. to 5 p.m. Closed Mondays and holidays.

Thunder Bay Museum
219 South May Street
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7E 1B5

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Research Centres

Family History Centre
2255 Ponderosa Drive
Thunder Bay, Ontario
807 939-1451
Hours: ?

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Other

Canadian Daughters League
408 Agate Bay
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7C 1T5

North Blake Branch
Women's Institute
c/o Mrs. J. Oleksuk
R.R. 3
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7C 4V2

Northwestern Ontario Sports Hall of Fame
435 Balmoral Street
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7C 5N4

SOS (Save Ontario Shipwrecks) Superior Chapter
President Ryan Leblanc
109 Chercover Drive, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7G 1A7
Phone: 807 824-2237
E-mail: flip@tbaytel.net

Thunder Bay Chapter
Ontario Archaelogical Society
1825 Arthur Street East
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7E 5N7

Thunder Bay Multicultural Association
Box 2334
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 5E9

Thunderbird Friendship Centre
Box 430
Geraldton, Ontario P0T 1M0

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