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  • Canadian Historical Association Booklets : 95 booklets published since 1953 now digitized for online access. Browse each booklet separately or search the entire collection.

  • Index and Dictionary of Canadian History. Free online edition of this book by Lawrence J. Burpee published in 1911.

  • A cyclopædia of Canadian biography. Brief biographies of persons distinguished in the professional, military and political life and the commerce and industry of Canada, in the twentieth century. Free online edition of this book by Hector W. Charlesworth published in 1919.

  • T. F. Wood & Co's Canadian Newspaper Directory 1876 Containing accurate lists of all the Newspapers and Periodicals published in the Dominion of Canada and Province of Newfoundland.

  • W. W. Butcher's Canadian Newspaper Directory, 1886

  • The origin and meaning of place names in Canada. Digitized edition of this book by G. H. Armstrong published in 1930.

  • The Emigrant's Guide to the Canadas. Published in Dublin in 1822.

  • The Emigrant's Directory and Guide to Obtain Lands and Effect a Settlement in the Canadas. Published in 1833 in London, Edinburgh and Dublin.

  • The Black Loyalists in Canada. Free online edition of this book published by the United Empire Loyalists' Association of Canada in 1990.

  • Canada's Black Battalion : No. 2 Construction, 1916-1920. Includes nominal rolls.

  • The Scot in British North America, By W. J. Rattray, B.A., Toronto, Maclear And Company, 1880

  • The Baptist Year Book (historical number) for Ontario, Quebec, Manitoba and the North-West Territories and British Columbia (1900). Containing carefully compiled information : reports of societies, colleges, associations, list of churches, with their pastors, clerks and membership, alphabetical list of ministers with their addresses and much other useful information. Also includes several historical sketches.

  • Répertoire général du clergé canadien. A biographical directory of Catholic clergy in Canada by genealogist Cyprien Tanguay. Covers all the priests who served from the origins of New France to 1860. Entries are in chronological order but an index is provided at the end of the volume. Date of birth and names of parents of each individual are usually given.

  • Coming to Gum San : the story of Chinese Canadians. Free online edition of this book by Shehla Burney, published in 1995 by the Multicultural History Society of Ontario.

  • Historical statistics of Canada. F. H. Leacy Editor. A free internet publication of Statistics Canada in joint sponsorship with the Social Science Federation of Canada.

  • The Doukhobors, their history in Russia, their migration to Canada (Free digitized book) : By Joseph Elkinton; published in 1903.

  • Old-time Primitive Methodism in Canada, 1829-1884 (Free digitized book) : by Jane Agar Hopper, published in 1904.


    Acadia

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    Alberta

    Alberta History and Genealogy Books Online are listed on a separate page.


    British Columbia

  • History of British Columbia: 1792-1887. Digitized edition of this book by Hubert Howe Bancroft published in 1887.

  • Biographical dictionary of well-known British Columbians : with a historical sketch. Free online edition of this book published in 1890. Search of browse.

  • British Columbia coast names, 1592-1906 to which are added a few names in adjacent United States territory, their origin and history. Free online edition of this book published by the Governement of Canada in 1909.

  • British Columbia from Earliest Times to the Present. Free online edition of this book by Ethelbert Olaf Stuart Scholefield, published in 1914.

  • Vancouver Island and British Columbia: Their history, resources and prospects. Free online edition of this book by Matthew Macfie, published in London in 1865.

  • Annual report of the public schools of the province of British Columbia. Digitized reports for 1898-99 to 1901-02. Includes several lists of names : teachers, graduates, etc.


    Manitoba

  • The Romantic Settlement of Lord Selkirk's Colonists : The Pioneers of Manitoba. Free online edition of this book by George Bryce published in 1909.

  • Banner County : history of Russell & district, 1879-1967. History of Russell County, Manitoba, Canada. Free searchable online edition of this book published by Russell Women's Institute. Includes several chapters on pioneers and family histories.

  • Corner stones of empire : the settlement of Crystal City and district in the Rock Lake country. Free online edition of this book by Thomas George McKitrick published in 1979. Includes personal experiences of the pioneers as related by themselves.

  • Pages de souvenirs et d'histoire; la paroisse de Saint-Pierre-Jolys au Manitoba. Digitized edition of this book published in 1914 tracing the history of the village of St. Pierre-Jolys, formerly Rivière-aux-Rats/Rat River (in French).

  • A history of Manitoba and the Northwest Territories : for use in public schools (Free digitized book) : By David Merritt Duncan, published in 1903.


    New Brunswick

    New Brunswick History and Genealogy Books Online are listed on a separate page.


    Newfoundland and Labrador

  • The Story of Newfoundland. Free online edition of this book by Frederick Edwin Smith, Earl of Birkenhead published in 1920.

  • Catechism of the History of Newfoundland. Free online edition of this book by William Charles St. John published in 1855.

  • The First Five Hundred Being a historical Sketch of the military operations of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment In Gallipoli and on the Western Front During the Great War (1914-1918) Together with the individual military records and the photographs where obtainable of the men of the first contingent, known as the "The First Five Hundred," or "The Blue Puttees."

  • History of Nova Scotia, Cape Breton, the Sable Islands, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, the Bermudas, Newfoundland. etc. Free online edition of this book published in London in 1837. Book 1 : Nova Scotia; book 2 : Cape Breton and Sable Island; book 3 : New Brunswick; book 4 : Prince Edward Island; book 5 : The Bermudas; book 6 : Newfoundland and the Labrador Coast; book 6 (sic) : Hudson Bay Territory to the Pacific.

  • The Newfoundland Almanac for the year 1868.


    Nova Scotia

    Nova Scotia History and Genealogy Books Online are listed on a separate page.


    Ontario

    Ontario History and Genealogy Books Online are listed on a separate page.


    Prince Edward Island

    Prince Edward Island History and Genealogy Books Online are listed on a separate page.


    Quebec

    Quebec History and Genealogy Books Online are listed on a separate page.


    Saskatchewan

    Saskatchewan History and Genealogy Books Online are listed on a separate page.


    Territories

  • Genealogical Research at the Yukon Archives. A listing of available resource material (pdf document). Revised edition, 2003.

  • History of Nova Scotia, Cape Breton, the Sable Islands, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, the Bermudas, Newfoundland. etc. Free online edition of this book published in London in 1837. Book 1 : Nova Scotia; book 2 : Cape Breton and Sable Island; book 3 : New Brunswick; book 4 : Prince Edward Island; book 5 : The Bermudas; book 6 : Newfoundland and the Labrador Coast; book 6 (sic) : Hudson Bay Territory to the Pacific.

  • A history of Manitoba and the Northwest Territories : for use in public schools (Free digitized book) : By David Merritt Duncan, published in 1903.







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