Archival Holdings at Queen's University Archives

City of Kingston Archives

Identity area

Identifier

ON-KINGSTON

Authorized form of name

City of Kingston Archives

Parallel form(s) of name

Other form(s) of name

Type

  • Municipal

Contact area

 

Paul Banfield Primary contact

Type

University Archivist

Address

Street address

Kathleen Ryan Hall
Queen's University

Locality

Kingston

Region

Ontario

Country name

Canada

Postal code

K7L 3N6

Telephone

613-533-2378

Fax

613-533-6403

Note

 

Blair Johnson

Type

Corporate Records & Information Officer

Address

Street address

Locality

Region

Country name

Postal code

Telephone

613-546-4291 ext. 1316

Fax

613-546-5232

Email

URL

Note

Description area

History

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.

Geographical and cultural context

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

Administrative structure

Records management and collecting policies

A By-Law to Adopt the Recorded Information Policy and Records Retention Schedule for the City of Kingston, No. 2008-182 (passed 21 Oct. 2008), https://www.cityofkingston.ca/documents/10180/16904/Records+Bylaw (Accessed 29 Mar. 2016).

Buildings

Holdings

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.

Access area

Opening times

Monday to Friday - 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Closed on holidays

Access conditions and requirements

Accessibility

Services area

Research services

Reproduction services

Public areas

Control area

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Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

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Sources

Maintenance notes

Access points

Access Points

Primary contact

Kathleen Ryan Hall Queen's University
Kingston, Ontario
CA K7L 3N6