Going to the National Archives in Ottawa

One of our activities is the ongoing research we do at the National Archives in Ottawa. In this post I’m going to explain how one sets themselves up for a day at the archives.

Registering for Access Card

First you will to create a user card for your visit to the archives. This is like a library card that gives you access to the microfilm library or boxes containing of paper records. Your card is good for two years and must be with you at all times while in the archives. Below is the link to register for your card.

User Card Registration

Search the archives database.

You will need to determine which records you want to review

Search the archives

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About Walther Irie

Walt has been a member of the museum and Chairman of the CHAA Aircraft Recovery Team since 2001.

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