Friday, 15 July 2011

British Military and Naval Records Now Available at Library and Archives Canada

From Library and Archives Canada Website:

Ottawa, July 14, 2011 - Library and Archives Canada (LAC) is pleased to announce the addition of 484 digitized microfilm reels representing 1,125,141 new images regarding British military and naval records (RG 8, "C" Series) to its website. These records include a wide range of documents related to the British army in Canada, Loyalist regiments, the War of 1812, the Canadian militia, and more. Both microfilm reels for the nominal card index and the archival documents have been digitized and are now accessible online. Through the research tool "microform digitization," you can browse the microfilm reels page by page. The tool is available at:www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/microform-digitization/index-e.html.

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