Friday, February 28, 2014

[Canada] LIbrary and Archives Canada Series on Immigration and Citizenship

Posted by: Jan Meisels Allen

The Library and Archives Canada [LAC] Blog published their second in a series on immigration and citizenship sources that they holds. This second part explains how to find arrivals between 1865 and 1935. Passenger lists include such information as the country your ancestor came from, his or her occupation and the intended destination in Canada. To view this blog go to: Original url:

The first blog post in the series on validating arrivals pre 1865 may be read at: Original url:

For information on the immigration and citizenship resources at LAC go to :

Canadian arrivals after 1935 are in the custody of the immigration and citizenship located at:

Jan Meisels Allen
Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee

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