Archives Research Tutorial



What records do we have?

What should you expect?

Finding & accessing records

Handling records

Records appraisal & analysis

Integrating records into your assignment

Citing records in your assignment

Finding & Accessing Records

For the sake of example let's say the focus of your research paper is on the history of agriculture in Manitoba. A sample question might be, "How did agriculture develop and grow across Western Canada in the late 19th and early 20th centuries?" With this question in hand, go online to the Archives' website and see what records may be available about your subject.

Click on Our Collections

Here you can search our processed collections by either subject area or type of record.