Arnprior & McNab/Braeside Archives
Tourism Region: Ottawa Valley
The Arnprior & McNab/Braeside Archives is a non-profit, charitable organization serving the Town of Arnprior and McNab / Braeside Township. The Archives was established to acquire, preserve and make accessible important historical documents pertaining to the history of the area.
The Arnprior & McNab/Braeside Archives' Registered Charity Number
89011 1990 RR0001
About the Collections
genealogical collections, photographs and maps. Index accessed by individual collection or collection group.
Approximate number of objects in the collections: 150 meters
One hundred twenty-five collections including Town and Township records, business documents, museum material, genealogical collections, photographs and maps. Index accessed by individual collection or collection group.
Architectural Records •
Cartographic Materials •
Electronic Records •
Prints and Drawings •
Films and Videos •
Sound Recordings •
Other: Land Records of Renfrew County 1867-1967
Services & Activities
Volunteers assist researchers with enquiries through email, on-site visits etc.
Research assistance on-site is free of charge. We offer 1/2 hour research free of charge to off-site clients - additional research costs $20.00 per hour.
Archival Records •
Genealogical Research •
Other: Access to Microfilm, Microfische, Microfilm reader/printer, audio-cassette equipment, photocopies, scanned documents.
Outreach kit on the History of Lumbering in the Ottawa Valley.
Classes or Workshops
Volunteer Training Offered
Number of Volunteers: 22
Activities: Board of Management Service, Reading Room volunteers, Web-site Design & Maintenance, Office support, Special Project volunteers.
Local Tourism Links
Offer advice to organizations and individuals regarding the disposition and preservation of archival documents related to the Arnprior area.
Publications and Products
Our own publications include:
1. GENEALOGICAL ABSTRACTS
from THE ARNPRIOR WATCHMAN 1892 - 1920
2. GENEALOGICAL ABSTRACTS
from THE ARNPRIOR CHRONICLE 1888 - 1916
3. GENEALOGICAL ABSTRACTS
from THE ARNPRIOR CHRONICLE 1917 - 1930
4. Arnprior Village 1891 Census
( above publications also available in CD format )
Annual Reports •
Educational kits •
21B Madawaska St.
Hours of Operation
Open: 1:00 - 3:30 pm on days listed above or by appointment
Statutory Holidays; Mid December break till New Year.
Registration required of first time visitors.