Toronto History Resources


Anglican Church of Canada – Toronto Diocese Archives

Archives of Ontario

Archives of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Toronto

Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives


City of Toronto Archives


Internet Archive

Library and Archives Canada

Multicultural History Society of Ontario

Ontario Jewish Archives

Toronto Public Library

United Church of Canada Archives

York University Archives

Online Primary Source Collections:

Baldwin Room Newspaper Archive

Canada Gazette Archive Online

Canadian Letters and Images Project

Census (1825-1921): Library and Archives Canada

City of Toronto Archives Online Maps

City of Toronto By-laws Status Registry

Digital Archive of Toronto City Directories, 1797-1922 (Toronto Public Library)

Digital Archive Toronto Maps (Toronto Public Library)

Don River Valley Historical Mapping Project

Fire Insurance Plans for Toronto (Toronto Public Library)

Fort York and Garrison Commons Maps

Globe and Mail Archives

Goad’s Atlas of the City of Toronto

Google News Archives

History of Canada Online

Historical Canadian Newspapers Online: Ontario

Historical Maps of Toronto

Local History & Genealogy (Toronto Public Library)

Pages of the Past: Toronto Star Archives

Paper of Record (Toronto Examiner; Toronto British Colonist; Toronto World)

The Toronto and Hamilton Society Blue Book(s): A Social Directory (Internet Archives)

Public History and Research Tools:

Black History in Toronto

Canadian Headstones

City Builders: a History of Immigrant Construction Workers in Postwar Toronto

Dictionary of Canadian Biography

Digital Book Index

Don River Valley Historical Mapping Project (ArcGIS Map)

Early Canadiana Online

Early Encounters in North America: Peoples, Cultures, and the Environment

Enslaved Africans in Upper Canada (Archives of Ontario)

Freedom City: Uncovering Toronto’s Black History (Toronto Public Library)

First Story Toronto

Find a Grave

Greek Canadian History Project

Heritage Toronto

Historicist (on

Jewish Landmarks of Ontario

Maps of Toronto Neighbourhood Historical Records (Toronto Public Library)

Portuguese Canadian History Project

Queer Story

Toronto Migration Memory Collective

Toronto Museums

Toronto Public Library: Virtual Exhibits

The Toronto Star Obituaries – Legacy

Toronto Workers History Project

TXTilecity (Textile Museum of Canada)

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