maintains a lending library of:
- family and
from other similar societies worldwide.
Also in the
internet access is available on four
computers. It is recommended
that patrons phone the library at
780-424-4429 to book computer time.
many topics is filed in the dark brown
history files (various surnames A-Z)
are located in the top two drawers of
the dark brown filing cabinet.
of maps (topographical and historical)
are filed in the map cabinet
drawers. An index to the
collection, Map Holdings List, is
located on top of the cabinet.
- C.D. Denney
history files on over 1200 families
with connections to the Selkirk
settlers, fur-traders and metis
families of early western Canada.
- People and
binders of clippings relating mainly
to Alberta people and places. The
documents are filed alphabetically by
surname and placename.
Journal Clippings 1972-1983
binders of birth, marriage, death and
other special announcements clipped
from the Edmonton Journal. There
is a card index, by name, to this
collection in filing drawers below the
- Card index
to birth, marriages and deaths
from birth, marriage and death
registrations for Alberta District,
Northwest Territories 1870-1905.
The original registrations are held at
the Provincial Archives of Alberta and
the cards were used to publish:
- 929.37123ALB v.1
REF Alberta: Index to
Registrations of Births, Marriages
and Deaths 1870 to 1905
library holds journals/newletters from
many family history societies.
They are shelved by country and may be
photocopier for patron use is onsite.
and film readers are available in the
- Tuesday, Wednesday, and
- 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, and
- Third Saturday of each month
- 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
- Check the Calendar
for Christmas closure dates
- #162, 14315 - 118 Avenue
- Edmonton, AB T5L 4S6
- Phone: 780-424-4429
This catalogue is searchable
(click on the link below) for books, fiche,
microfilm, and CD-Rom holdings of the AGS
and Edmonton Branch AGS Libraries.
How to Borrow from
the AGS and Edmonton Branch AGS
Members of AGS are entitled to borrow
from the AGS Library by mail or in person.
Edmonton Branch AGS Library materials
may only be borrowed by Edmonton Branch
The library borrowing period is four weeks
and up to ten items may be signed out at one
To borrow by mail please send your request to:
Alberta Genealogical Society Library|
#162, 14315 - 118 Avenue NW
Edmonton AB T5L 4S6
e-mail your request to the library
AGS will pay the costs of mailing materials to members. Return costs are paid by the borrower.
may use the AGS Library facilities for a
fee of $4.00 per day but may not borrow
addition to the AGS Library, the majority of
branches also maintain their own Branch
Library. Information on various branches can
be obtained through the AGS