Region of Waterloo Archives

Identity area

Identifier

ON00247

Authorized form of name

Region of Waterloo Archives

Parallel form(s) of name

Other form(s) of name

  • Region of Waterloo Archives

Type

  • Government

Contact area

 

Charlotte Woodley Primary contact

Type

Address

Street address

20 Weber Street East, 1st Floor

Locality

Kitchener

Region

Ontario

Country name

Канада

Postal code

N2H 1C3

Telephone

519-575-4400 ext. 3511

Fax

519-575-4481

Note

Description area

History

The Archives was established to acquire and preserve archival records of the Regional Municipality of Waterloo, to facilitate access to the records, and to support the development of the archival community in the Region, in 1990.

Geographical and cultural context

Mandates/Sources of authority

The Archives Policy 7.1 was approved by Regional Council in 1990 and revised in 2006.

Administrative structure

Records management and collecting policies

The Region of Waterloo Archives exists to a) to acquire, appraise and preserve records that document the functions and activities of the Regional Municipality of Waterloo and any corporation, institution, board, commission, association, government body or individual related to the functions and activities of the Regional Municipality of Waterloo; b) to arrange, describe and facilitate access to these records; c) to accept donations of records; d) to promote the heritage of the Waterloo Region; and e) to support the development of the overall archival community in the Waterloo Region.

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Holdings

Finding aids, guides and publications

Search our descriptive database at http://row.minisisinc.com/.

Access area

Opening times

Monday to Friday 9am - 4pm and evenings by appointment. The Archives is closed on all weekends and holidays.

Access conditions and requirements

Accessibility

Services area

Research services

The Archives provides assistance to researchers by email, phone, fax, mail or in the research room by appointment. The Archivist is available to discuss research topics, provide possible archival sources, give instruction in the use of finding aids, and provide information on the preservation of records and archival practices.

Reproduction services

There are fees for photocopies, microfilm copies, copies of photographs, and for providing detailed assistance with research enquiries.

Photocopies/printouts - $0.20/page
CD-ROMS or equivalent media - $10.00 each
Long-distance Research Service - $7.50/15 minutes

Public areas

Control area

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Rules and/or conventions used

Status

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Dates of creation, revision and deletion

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Maintenance notes

Access points

Access Points

  • Clipboard

Primary contact

20 Weber Street East, 1st Floor
Kitchener, Ontario
CA N2H 1C3