The University of Guelph’s main library has an extensive collection of materials of value to family historians. This includes the census microfilms for all years, newspaper microfilms including all of the Guelph newspapers. A list of the newspapers is available here, click here. Patrons in the library also have access to many external electronic repositories.
Archival and Special Collections, located on the second floor of McLaughlin Library, also contains extensive genealogical collections, including campus and regional history materials, Scottish records, culinary works, and various family histories and rare books. For more information about the collections held in A&SC, click here. To book an appointment and learn more about how to use the archives, click here.
All are welcome to visit the library, including off-campus patrons. If you want to charge any circulating materials out of the library, go to the AskUs Desk and sign up for a free community borrower card.
To search the general library collection, use Omni.