Diffusion Materials D 20

Ship's passenger lists diffusion material

About these records

Ship's passenger lists diffusion material
Dates of Creation
[Microfilmed 19--], (originals 1865-1921)
Physical Description

337 reels of microfilm (textual records)

Scope and Content

This diffusion material consists of microfilm copies of ship's passengers lists held by the National Archives of Canada. These lists were submitted by ship captains to immigration authorities in ports of entrance, and forwarded to the federal Department of Immigration and Citizenship (or its predecessors). Lists may include passengers' names, ages and place of origin.

The material also includes lists of Canada-bound passengers submitted to Canadian consular authorities for American ports, registers of entrants at "ports" of entry on the Canada-United States border, as well as indexes of passenger

Restrictions on Access
No restrictions on access.
Terms For Use and Reproduction
The Archives of Ontario provides this material for convenience only. It does not make copies of or provide research services for this material. Permission to publish must be obtained from the National Archives of Canada.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This diffusion material was obtained by the Archives of Ontario from the National Archives of Canada.
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D 8 Federal Immigration Branch diffusion material

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Location of originals: Originals records are located at the National Archives of Canada. See RG 76, C.

Finding Aid
A finding aid is available for this material.

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To access this material at the Archives of Ontario, consult finding aid D 20 Ship's passenger lists to identify the microfilm reel(s) you need. Most of the microfilm is available on self-serve in the Archives of Ontario Reading Room.

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