Mailing address: P.O. Box 5008, Red Deer, Alberta T4N 3T4; Street Address: 4725 49 Street, Red Deer
Red Deer and District Archives
The Red Deer & District Archives section of the City of Red Deer acquires, preserves and makes available to the public both municipal and community records. The Archives is the official repository of City records of enduring historical value. The Archives also acquires records from numerous clubs, organizations, churches, businesses, individuals and families.
Total Volume: 1000 metres. Inclusive Dates: 1776 - current. Predominant Dates: 1900 - current. The Red Deer and District Archives was established in March 1964 by the City of Red Deer. Its collections relate primarily to the City of Red Deer and its immediate vicinity in Central Alberta. The Archives also holds records for several other public bodies and institutions, as well as numerous organizations, associations, churches, cemeteries, businesses, unions, cooperatives, lodges and clubs. The Red Deer and District Archives has placed a strong emphasis on genealogical information and research. It maintains an extensive set of biographical files on local families and residents. Space is also provided for the branch library of the Alberta Genealogical Society.
Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Closed weekends and holidays.
In response to COVID-19, access is available through email and telephone only at this time. Not all requests will be able to be fulfilled.