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Simcoe County Archives

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​The Simcoe County Archives is closed to the public until further notice.

​​Blog post:  Emancipation D​ay 2020

​​In recognition of Emancipation Day in Ontario on August 1, the Archives posted a blog about Private Jacob Courtney​, a ​son of escaped slave Abraham Courtney.​

Collecting Community Responses to the COVI​D-19 Pandemic

​The Archives is looking for the public's assistance in developing a ​Community Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic collection.  We know that many of you are creating an​d collecting memories and infor​mation about the pandemic.​  Items are not being accepted at this time, but we have created a guide to assist you in ​assembling materials for future donation.  Visit our Collecting Community Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic​ page for more information.

The Simcoe County Archives and the Simcoe County Museum are working together to collect and preserve items that tell the local story of the COVID-19 Pandemic.  Visit the Museum's website to learn about how it is Collecting Stories of COVID​.

​​​​Resource guide:  Historical Research from Hom​e

The Archives has developed a reso​urce for teachers, parents, and s​tudents learning about Simcoe County's history from home. Historical Research from Home​ contains a list of online resources​ to help you learn about our ​communities.​​​​




Conservation and Preservationhttps://www.simcoe.ca/dpt/arc/Conservation and PreservationConservation and Preservation
Archives Bloghttps://www.simcoe.ca/dpt/arc/archives-blogArchives Blog
About the Archiveshttps://www.simcoe.ca/dpt/arc/About ArchivesAbout the Archives
Donating Records to the Archiveshttps://www.simcoe.ca/dpt/arc/donating-records-to-the-archivesDonating Records to the Archives
Research & Serviceshttps://www.simcoe.ca/dpt/arc/Research ServicesResearch & Services
Search the Collectionshttps://www.simcoe.ca/dpt/arc/Online ResourcesSearch the Collections
Online Exhibitshttps://www.simcoe.ca/dpt/arc/Online ExhibitsOnline Exhibits
Simcoe County Remembershttps://www.simcoe.ca/dpt/arc/simcoe-county-remembersSimcoe County Remembers