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Accession Number: 97-1030


Archivia CD-ROMs. -- 3 CD-ROMs.

Biography / History

The National Archives of Canada was established in 1872 to acquire and preserve materials of lasting national significance.

Custodial History

These CD-ROMs were created by the National Archives and purchased by Trent University Archives.

Scope and Content

These CD-ROMs contain the following databases: Archivia 2 contains three databases of selected holdings of the National Archives of Canada; Archivia Aboriginal Peoples contains eight databases of finding aids for selected records held by the National Archives of Canada pertaining to Aboriginal peoples; and, Archivia Colonial Archives contains general and detailed descriptions of documents belonging to archival fonds pertaining to French and British colonial periods, and selected records from the archives of the Catholic Church.


Title based on the labels of the CD-ROMs.

These CD-ROMs were purchased from the National Archives of Canada

Restrictions: N

For related records see hard copy inventories and guides to the holdings of the National Archives of Canada shelved in the archives reading room.

Researchers are required to sign out the disk and take it up to the second floor technical services area to use it.