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City of Calgary Archives

City of Calgary Archives

The City of Calgary Archives was created in 1981 to safeguard and make available Calgary’s municipal government records and city information.​

​​At The City of Calgary Archives, historical records and information can be found relating to the following:

  • records created by The City of Calgary and City Council activities,
  • Parks,
  • Planning,
  • Property assessments,
  • Transportation, and
  • Calgary events such as the XV Olympic Winter Games.

Everyone is welcome to research the records held at the archives.​​​​


​Search our records before you visit.

Accessing The City of Calgary Archives

​What you need to know before visiting or using the Archives collections.


​Learn about Calgary's history through our exhibits.

Calgary's history

​A timeline of achievements and events.


​Archives has outreach activities.


​​Contact Archives for assistance.