New Brunswick Archives and Libraries

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The following archives and libraries have collections of New Brunswick records of genealogical value:

National Archives and Records Depositories Outside of New Brunswick[edit | edit source]

Library and Archives Canada[edit | edit source]

Library and Archives Canada
395 Wellington Street
Ottawa, ON K1A 0N3
Telephone: 613-996-7458

Personnel Records Unit
Researcher Services Division
National Archives of Canada
395 Wellington Street
Ottawa, ON K1A 0N3

Centre d'archives de la Capitale[edit | edit source]

Centre d'archives de la Capitale
2424 Watt Street
Sainte-Foy, PQ G1P 3T3
Telephone: 418-683-5784

Family History Library[edit | edit source]

Family History Library
35 N. West Temple Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84150-3400

The Genealogical Society of Utah has microfilmed many of the local records in New Brunswick. Most of those microfilms are available at the main library and can also be distributed to their Family History Centers. A current list of Family History Centers in your area can be obtained from their web site.

Archives and Libraries Within New Brunswick[edit | edit source]

Provincial Archives of New Brunswick
P.O. Box 6000
Fredericton, NB E3B 5H1
Telephone: 506-453-2637 or 453-2122
Fax: 506-453-3288

Archives & Special Collections
Harriet Irving Library
University of New Brunswick
P.O. Box 7500
Fredericton, NB E3B 5H5
Telephone: 506-453-4748
Fax: 506-453-4595

Le Centre d'études acadiennes
(Center for Acadian Studies)
Université de Moncton
Moncton, NB E1A 3E9
Telephone: 506-858-4085
Fax: 506-858-4086

New Brunswick Museum
277 Douglas Avenue
St. John, NB E2K 1E5
Telephone: 506-643-2300
Fax: 506-643-2360 or 506-643-6081

Ralph Picard Bell Library
Mt. Allison University
Sackville, NB E4L IC6
Telephone: 506-364-2568
Fax: 506-364-2617

Computer Networks and Bulletin Boards[edit | edit source]

Computers can be useful tools for obtaining information from selected archives and libraries. In a way, computer networks themselves serve as a library. The Internet can help family history researchers:

  • Locate other researchers.
  • Post queries.
  • Send and receive E-mail.
  • Search large databases.
  • Search computer libraries.
  • Join in computer chat and lecture sessions.

You can find computerized research tips and information about ancestors from New Brunswick in a variety of sources at local, state, national, and international levels. The list of sources is growing rapidly. Most of the information is available at no cost.

Addresses on the Internet change frequently. The following sites are important gateways linking you to many more sites of interest.

New Brunswick Online Records[edit | edit source]

Links to online databases and indexes that may include vital records, biographies, cemeteries, censuses, histories, immigration records, land records, maps, military records, naturalizations, newspapers, obituaries, or probate records.

New Brunswick Genealogy[edit | edit source]

New Brunswick GenWeb[edit | edit source]

A cooperative effort by many volunteers to list genealogical databases, libraries, bulletin boards, and other resources available on the Internet for each county and province.

Roots-L[edit | edit source]

A useful list of sites and resources. Includes a large, regularly updated research coordination list.