Resources

Want to know more about a piece of Winnipeg's history? 
Working on a project for history class? 
Interested in the story of a Winnipeg heritage building? 
Doing research on your family history?

Heritage Winnipeg has a comprehensive collection of resources for students, teachers, and others interested in learning about Winnipeg. Heritage Winnipeg also owns an extensive collection of videos made in and/or about Winnipeg.
Contact Us for more information or if you'd like to visit our offices and peruse our library.

Here are some other great resources to help with your research!

Canadiana
An online database of Canadian Archives, including government documents, books, and magazines. An excellent source of primary sources for use in a history classroom.

The Canadian Encyclopedia
An online database run by Historica Canada, with short articles about various Canadian figures and events.

City of Winnipeg Archives
The City of Winnipeg Archives has a large collection to help you with your research, including photographs, council minutes, by-laws, assessment roles, election records, architectural and engineering drawings, maps, plans, reports and publications, fire insurance plans, municipal manuals, city directories, and audiovisual materials. 

City of Winnipeg Heritage Links
A list of organizations to contact in the heritage industry and community.

City of Winnipeg List of Historical Resources
The lists of heritage buildings in Winnipeg that have been designated, nominated for designation, or commemorated. The reports that are part of the designation process are full of all kinds of juicy information!

Dictionary of Canadian Biography
While some of the articles are a bit old, this is a good place to start your research on a significant figure in Canadian history. 

Heritage Canada/The National Trust for Canada Website
A nation-wide non-profit organization that works towards the preservation and conservation of heritage buildings, sites, natural areas, landscapes, and communities in Canada. Their website also includes information about Doors Open and how to start it from scratch in your own community.

Manitoba Archives
The Manitoba Archives are a rich source of information for all kinds of research. Special exhibits and the Hudson's Bay Company Archives will make this visit unique.

Manitoba Genealogical Society
A Manitoba non-profit organization committed to assisting researchers with research into their family history.

Manitoba Historical Society Website
This website features numerous articles about different topics in Manitoban and Western Canadian history. Doing research on a person? Check out their Memorable Manitobans page.

Virtual Heritage Winnipeg Website
A virtual website featuring Winnipeg in days past, including over 3000 archival photos!

Winnipeg Architecture Foundation
Run by architects, historians, and others passionate about Winnipeg's architecture, the foundation works to educate the public and share their passion for Winnipeg's buildings.

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