Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives

Identity area

Identifier

ON00047

Authorized form of name

Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives

Parallel form(s) of name

Other form(s) of name

Type

  • Community

Contact area

Type

Address

Street address

34 Isabella Street

Locality

Toronto

Region

Ontario

Country name

Kanada

Postal code

M4Y 1N1

Telephone

416-777-2755

Fax

Email

Note

Description area

History

Geographical and cultural context

The Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives (CLGA) is the largest independent LGBTQ+ archives in the world. With a focus on Canadian content, the CLGA acquires, preserves and provides public access to information and archival materials in any medium.

By collecting and caring for important historical records, personal papers, unpublished documents, publications, audio-visual material, works of art, photographs, posters, and other artifacts, the CLGA is a trusted guardian of LGBTQ+ histories now and for generations to come.

Mission Statement: The Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives aspires to be a significant resource and catalyst for those who strive for a future world where lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people are accepted, valued, and celebrated.

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Administrative structure

Records management and collecting policies

Buildings

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Finding aids, guides and publications

Access area

Opening times

Access conditions and requirements

Accessibility

The CLGA regrets that at this time the basement, second, and third floor levels are not wheelchair accessible. The ground floor is accessible via a backdoor ramp.

Services area

Research services

All questions and inquiries should be directed to queeries@clga.ca.

Reproduction services

Public areas

Control area

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Access Points

Primary contact

34 Isabella Street

CA M4Y 1N1