About the Archives
The Archives of the Missisquoi Historical Society is the central repository for Missisquoi County’s history. The Archives is mainly comprised of primary sources.
The office of the Missisquoi Historical Society Archives is located in the Cornell Mill site of the Missisquoi Museum (2 River Street Stanbridge East, Quebec). The archives is open year-round Monday to Wednesday from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm. Please make an appointment by contacting the archivist or by telephone 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: Research Policy
The Missisquoi Historical Society Archives holds a collection of the following:
- family history files
- photographs and glass plate negatives
- 1864 Walling’s Map
- diaries and 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.
Links to other genealogical sites
Brome County Historical Society | Cowansville Historical Society | Eastern Townships Resource Centre | Histoquest | Quebec Family History Society | Quebec Anglophone Heritage Network | Fédération des sociétés d’histoire du Québec |