1149A Esquimalt Road
Esquimalt Municipal Archives
The Esquimalt Municipal Archives was established in 1985 and is operated by the Corporation of the Township of Esquimalt. The Archives acquires the records of the municipal government and community records of individuals, families, and corporate bodies in the Esquimalt area.
Esquimalt Municipal Archives holds government records dating from the creation of the municipality in 1912, land records of the District of Esquimalt from 1892, and community collections documenting families, business and organizations as well as the municipality's unique relationship with the military. Collections include more than 4000 photographs, 450 maps, 55 oral histories, manuscripts, ephemera, and subject files which include a land records research project and photographing of every building in the municipality.
Total Volume: 220 metres<br /> Inclusive Dates: 1870-1998<br /> Predominant Dates: 1900-1975
<a target=newpage href="http://www.esquimalt.ca/municipalServices/archives/">Website</a> provides an introduction to the mandate, holdings and services of the archives, along with a link to a page providing an introduction to the history of Esquimalt.
Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM-12:00 NOON<br>
Closed on statutory holidays. Please call in advance.
Revised by BCANS Coordinator, July 7, 2010; Nov 30, 2010; Apr 23, 2012.