About the Archives
The Missisquoi Historical Society archives is located in the Doris Jones McIntosh Annex and it is the central repository for Missisquoi County’s history. The archives is mainly comprised of primary sources.
The Doris Jones McIntosh Annex is located in the Cornell Mill site of the Missisquoi County Museum (2 River Street Stanbridge East, Quebec). The archives is open by appointment only. Please make an appointment by contacting the archivist or 450 248-3153.
There is a research fee for written inquiries and for visits to the archives. For information concerning the research policy, please click on this link: ARCHIVES RESEARCH POLICY AND FEE SCHEDULE
The archives housed in the Doris Jones McIntosh annex holds a collection of the following:
- family history files
- photographs and glass plate negatives
- 1864 Walling’s Map
- family Bibles
- school records and school board minute books
- farmers and business directories
- cemetery listings and gravestone transcriptions
- Census records for Missisquoi County
- Protestant and Roman Catholic church records
- microfilm notary records
- notes or recordings of interviews
- meeting minutes and correspondence of associations, local government councils, school boards, and other formal groups.
Anyone with an interest in the past, whether it is delving into local history, tracing a family tree, or probing decisions and events, will find answers in our archives.
The MHS is part of the Eastern Townships Archives Portal!
The Eastern Townships Archives Portal (ETAP) database brings together archival descriptions from historical societies and archives repositories from across the Eastern Townships of Quebec. Here, you will be able to dig into the rich history of the region by searching through records such as personal letters and diaries, business records, minute books from organizations, church registers, photographs, postcards, and maps.
You can access the ETAP by clicking here: https://www.townshipsarchives.ca/eastern-townships-resource-centre
Links to other genealogical sites
Brome County Historical Society | Cowansville Historical Society | Eastern Townships Resource Centre | Quebec Family History Society | Quebec Anglophone Heritage Network | Fédération Histoire Québec |