City of Vaughan Archives

Established in 1988, the City of Vaughan Archives is home to over 600 collections, consisting of both City business and operational records, as well as community records pertaining to the history of Vaughan. The main role of the City Archives is to manage government records with long-term business value. The Archives also collects and preserves valuable, non-government records from the Vaughan community that document its heritage.

Image of the Edgeley Women's Institute Tweedsmuir History collection



The Archives is now accepting in-person research appointment requests for the following timeslots:

- Mondays from 8:30-11:30am and 12:30-3:30pm; and

- Wednesdays from 8:30-11:30am and 12:30-3:30pm


Please complete the following Research Request Form to request an appointment and provide Archival Staff with information about your research request. Once the Research Request Form has been completed, a follow up email will be sent to you, to confirm your appointment request and/or provide alternative scheduling options. Thank you in advance for your understanding.


Contact Us

Office of the City Clerk

Vaughan City Hall
2141 Major Mackenzie Dr.
Vaughan, ON L6A 1T1