The main consolidated archives is open by appointment only.
Closed on public holidays.
Any visits to the main archives must be arranged in advance with the Congregational Archivist.
The neighborhood archives in Hamilton, London, Peterborough and Pembroke are now closed. Inquiries should be directed to the Congregational Archivist.
Access conditions and requirements
Researchers may submit a reference inquiry by contacting the archives and completing a Reference Agreement form and a Request for Reproduction form. There is a $40 fee for each reference inquiry.
The archives will strive to follow best practices set forth under provincial and federal privacy legislation even when not governed by this legislation. Records containing personal information are restricted according to best practices as per the provincial Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, Personal Health Information Protection Act, and federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act. The archives reserves the right to restrict access to the collection depending on the condition of the archival material, the amount of material requested, and the purpose of the research. The use of certain materials may also be restricted for reasons of privacy or sensitivity, or under a donor agreement. Access restrictions will be applied equally to all researchers and reviewed periodically. No researcher will be given access to any materials that contain a personal information bank such as donor agreements or personnel records, or to other proprietary information such as appraisals, insurance valuations, or condition reports.
Copies of textual and photographic records are provided for research purposes only and responsibility for questions of copyright that may arise in their use are assumed by the recipient.
The photographs featured on Archeion come from the Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph in Canada Archives and, to the best of our knowledge, there are no copyright restrictions associated with them because they are either in the public domain, or the copyright is owned by the Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph in Canada, or there is no known copyright. These images are intended for private reference and research, and we cannot assume liability for any other use of these photographs. The images on the website are in jpeg format. The images must not be altered or manipulated in any way. The images must not be used for commercial purposes. Proper credit must be given when any image is used, as follows:
Images courtesy of the Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph in Canada Archives.
We are committed to observing copyright law. If we have inadvertently infringed on the intellectual property rights of copyright holders with respect to these photographs, please contact us with specific details.
The consolidated archives is located on the 4th floor of 485 Windermere Road, London, ON. There are elevators from the main lobby and wheelchair-accessible facilities near the office. Parking is available in the Scouts parking lot next door to the building. There is public transit with a bus stop across the street from the building.