History and Genealogy

Ancestry Library Edition iconLearn about your ancestors and trace your family tree with Ancestry Library Edition. For in-library use only.

Canadian County Atlas Digital Project iconThe Canadian County Atlas Digital Project is a searchable database of the property owners’ names which appear on the township maps in the county atlases between 1874 and 1881.

Frontier Life iconFrontier Life: Borderland, Settlement and Colonial Encounters covers North America, Africa and Australasia. Primary source documents reveal the lives of settlers and indigenous peoples from 1650 to 1920.

Historical Topographic Map iconThe Historical Topographic Map Digitization Project provides access to high-resolution map scans of early to mid-20th century Ontario. Project initiated by the Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL) Geo Community in 2014.

Digital Heritage Collection IconThe Petawawa Public Library Digital Heritage Collection records the stories of Petawawa and the surrounding communities.