The Heritage Triangle is the Glenbow Library and Archives, the Calgary Public Library, and the City of Calgary, Corporate Records and Archives. These three organizations each specialize in different material and documents, collecting and preserving Calgary’s history and ensuring it is available to you.
Find personal history records, including diaries, letters, family albums and school attendance registers and yearbooks here. The Library and Archives offer genealogy resources, especially Métis, as well as historic photographs (digitized and physical) and newspapers from Calgary and rural communities.
No appointment is required.
Find municipal records, including building history, land use, the XV Olympic Winter Games ’88, elected officials, departmental annual reports and municipal handbooks (since 1913). There is also information on how to research building history.
Open from 8 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday. No appointment is required.
Browse documents, newspapers, images, microfilm, memorabilia, and audiovisual material pertaining to the history and development of Calgary and Alberta, from pre-history to the present.
Open during regular Central Library hours.