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. Everyone is welcome to research the records held at the archives.
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,
- Property assessments,
- Transportation, and
- Calgary events such as the XV Olympic Winter Games.
New Archives portal
The City of Calgary Archives Portal is now open!
The portal improves access to records held at the Archives and makes visits to view non-digitized records more efficient.
Search our holdings
Search archives holdings from anywhere using our online portal.
Accessing the Archives
What you need to know before visiting or using the Archives collections.
Learn about Calgary's history through our exhibits.
A timeline of achievements and events.
Archives has outreach activities.
Contact Archives for assistance.