Nova Scotia Archives

    Nova Scotia Archives, 6016 University Ave. Halifax, Nova Scotia
    Your best destination for information about "the most comprehensive collection of Nova Scotia historical evidence anywhere."
    Princess Elizabeth presented with a bouquet
    Celebrate Queen Elizabeth II's 90th birthday by looking back at five Royal Visits to Nova Scotia in the last six decades, captured in photographs, documents and tour memorabilia.
    Windsor Township, Hants County — 1838
    Census, assessment and poll tax lists compiled across a seventy-year period in colonial Nova Scotia, yielding a total of 70,000 named individuals.
    Notice from Nova Scotia Benevolet Society of Massachusetts
    Step back in time, to explore Joseph Howe and the world that he lived in, captured on the pages of his son's very Victorian scrapbook.
    Angus ‘The Ridge' McDonald, South River Lake
    Visit our expanded Gaelic Resources site to explore the Maclean, Sinclair family papers, one of the finest collections of original Gaelic material in Canada.

What's New

Sydenham Howe's Scrapbook: Joseph Howe and His World

No. 2 Construction Battalion: Nominal Roll

Census Returns, Assessment and Poll Tax Records 1767-1838

Chase Gallery


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Nova Scotia Archives
6016 University Avenue
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 1W4

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