Queen's University Archives is pleased to partner with other organisations in the Kingston area to provide space and sometimes reference services to their records. These partners include:

City of Kingston

The City of Kingston Archives is a separate archives housed in the Queen’s University Archives Building, Kathleen Ryan Hall. This Archive contains some 200 meters of records beginning in 1838 and continuing to 1998. Together, the records offer researchers a rich and varied source of information about the municipality and its surrounding area. The archives includes City Council minutes, agenda and by-laws; correspondence; petitions to council; administrative and financial records; engineering reports; census records; city planning records, maps; and some photographs.

Please note, that while much of this material is open for reference and research use, the records of the City of Kingston are administered according to the provisions of the Government of Ontario’s Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. For assistance please contact the City Archivist, the City Records Manager/FOI Coordinator, or the City Clerk of the City of Kingston.

City Archivist – Ken Hernden – Kathleen Ryan Hall, Queen’s University

Records and Information Officer – Blair Johnson – City Hall, Kingston

Manager of the Council Support Division – John Bolognone – City Hall, Kingston.

Go to City of Kingston Homepage

Kingston General Hospital

Under the Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA), enacted by the Ontario provincial legislature in November 2004, Queen's University Archives acts only as a storage facility for the Kingston General Hospital (KGH) Archives.

For more information on access and obtaining research agreements, contact Lorna Knight, Kingston General Hospital Archivist, by telephone at (613) 549-6666 ext. 4096, or by email at

Go to Kingston General Hospital Archives

International Hockey Hall of Fame

In 2004, Queen's University Archives and the International Hockey Hall of Fame entered into an agreement by which the archival records, in particular the extensive photographic holdings, of the Hall of Fame would be made available for researcher use at the Archives.

Go to Hockey Hall of Fame