City of Toronto Archives
Search the Archives’ database for records and information.
We have recently updated the default user interface of our database to a mobile-friendly version. If you wish to access the old user interface, click the “search the archives” button and then select the “desktop interface” button on the top right-hand corner of your screen.
Due to a high volume of requests, photo orders will be processed within 15 business days of receiving payment.
At the City of Toronto Archives you can find historical records (information), including:
- records created by the City of Toronto government
- records created by municipal governments that existed before the 1998 amalgamation
- papers of people, families, organizations and businesses
- maps, plans and architectural drawings
The Archives will be open on Saturdays again, from October 13 until August 30.
Find out about our present exhibit, Wide Open World: A Celebration of the Suburbs in Toronto.