The City of Kingston Archives is a separate archives housed in the Queen’s University Archives Building, Kathleen Ryan Hall. This Archive contains some 200 meters of records beginning in 1838 and continuing to 1998. Together, the records offer researchers a rich and varied source of information about the municipality and its surrounding area. The archives includes City Council minutes, agenda and by-laws; correspondence; petitions to council; administrative and financial records; engineering reports; census records; city planning records, maps; and some photographs.
Mandates/Sources of authority
Municipal Act, 2001, S.O. 2001, c. 25
Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. M.56
Finding aids, guides and publications
MacDermaid, Anne. A Guide to the Holdings of the Archives of the City of Kingston. Kingston: City of Kingston, 1979.