When you donate to the Archives of Ontario, your story becomes part of the larger narrative of Ontario.
Your records will be reviewed to ensure they fit the acquisition criteria of the Archives of Ontario. We also consider condition and completeness of the records.
If your records are accepted, they will be transferred to the Archives of Ontario under a signed donation agreement.
Your records will be protected for future generations by professional archival and preservation staff. Our collection is kept secure in climate-controlled environments. Your records will be described on our website for public access around the world.
A Donation Agreement is negotiated between the Archives of Ontario and the donor.The donation agreement covers the following;
Ownership and custody
Access and copyright
Archives of Ontario – Acquisitions
134 Ian Macdonald Blvd.