Provincial Archives of Alberta

The Provincial Archives of Alberta (PAA) acquires, preserves and publicly makes available records from government, individual people and organizations for researchers of all ages.

Discover a piece of Alberta's past, find a lost relative or donate your own records and leave your mark on Alberta’s history. The doors are open for you to see Alberta in a different way.

Our vaults hold millions of documented historical facts, photos, films and other records about Alberta’s past. Whether you are a seasoned genealogist or a student researching your next project, we have the resources and staff to point you in the right direction.

Contact us today to get started.

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The Provincial Archives of Alberta proudly presents Let Justice Be Done: The Alberta Provincial Police, 1917-1932. Join us for the exhibit launch on Wednesday, February 15 at 7pm!

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Learn more about Accessing Vital Statistics at the Provincial Archives of Alberta. Pre-Register for Family History Day on February 20th.

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