Online Finding Aids

Note that most records included in the Online Finding Aid are now available on Keystone. Search Keystone for descriptions of records, administrative history information, location codes and microfilm number for specific records.

The Hudson's Bay Company Archives (HBCA) has set up several online finding aids to assist researchers find records and order microfilm. Records may be consulted in the Archives Research Room, on microfilm through our Microfilm Loan Program or in published collections of records.

What follows here is a reference tool that will allow you to find:

  • some of the records held at the HBCA, with descriptions of the kinds of documents available; and
  • location codes and microfilm numbers (where applicable)..

Records are listed by type and volume number, referenced against the microfilm reels on which they are available (if they have been microfilmed).

Search Section A: Governor and Committee (London Office) Records
Search Section B: Post Records
Search Section C: Ships' Records
Search Section D: Governor's Papers and Commissioner's Office
Search Section E: Private Records
Search Section F: Records of Related and Subsidiary Companies
Search Section G: Cartographic Records
Search Section H: Western Department Land Records

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