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Opening hours for the Fête nationale and Canada Day

Please note that all BAnQ facilities will be closed for the Fête nationale on Friday, June 24, and on Canada Day, Friday, July 1.



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Inscrivez un mot ou une expression à rechercher (par exemple : un sujet, un lieu, un événement, un nom de personne ou d'organisme, etc.).

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Vous pouvez restreindre les résultats de la recherche en cochant seulement les bases de données qui vous intéressent à l’aide de l’option « Limiter la recherche ».

La recherche se fait à partir du nom de famille (au moins 3 lettres) et du prénom (optionnel).

National Archives in Gaspé

Territory covered: Linked to the National Archives in Rimouski, the National Archives in Gaspé preserves the archives of the Gaspé peninsula.
Inaugurated in 2010.



Cod drying.

Cod drying, circa 1900.
National archives in Quebec City, École normale Laval fonds, (E30, S44, P158).

The National Archives in Gaspé covers a territory of over 20,270 sq. km. Located in the Musée de la Gaspésie, it is part of a network of 10 facilities located throughout Québec where the public and private archives acquired by Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec (BAnQ) are kept.

Dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the Gaspésie's public archives, it offers researchers and the general public a reading room and efficient staffers to guide them in the use of the wide rage of materials it holds and of the research tools it provides. Every year, the National Archives in Gaspé welcomes hundreds of visitors from the general public and from the educational, professional and cultural sectors. They rely on BAnQ's services for research concerning the history of their families, towns or regions.

The National Archives in Gaspé provides access to over 600 linear metres of textual materials, as well as photographs, maps and plans and sound recordings. The oldest archives can be traced back to 1789.


Grande-Vallée, between 1890 and 1965.
National archives in Quebec City, Magella Bureau collection, (P547, S1, SS1, SSS1, D153, P14R).

The public archives preserved there provide eloquent testimony of more than 225 years of history regarding the State's intervention in the fields of regional development, culture, employment, public security and justice, transportation and agriculture.


Certified private archives services

 Check the Certified private archives services list (in French only) to find the one in your region. 

Contact information

Gaspé, vers 1880

Gaspé, circa 1880.
National archives in Quebec City, J.E. Livernois Ltée fonds (P560, S2, D2, P11211).

National Archives in Gaspé
80, boulevard de Gaspé
Gaspé (Québec)  G4X 1A9

Opening hours (Appointments are recommended)
Monday through Friday: from 8:30 am to 12 noon and from 1 pm to 4:30 pm
Saturday and Sunday: closed

Phone: 418 727-3500, ext. 6573 or 1 800 363-9028, ext. 6573
Fax: 418 727-3739
Email: archives.gaspe@banq.qc.ca