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General Enquiries

Visits to the NRC Archives are available by appointment only.

NRC Archives
Phone: 613-990-4179
Fax: 613-990-4478

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100 Sussex Drive, Rm 1038S
Ottawa, Ontario
K1A 0R6

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NRC Archives - Making History come alive!

Who are we

The NRC Archives operates under the umbrella of the Canada Institute for Scientific and Technical Information (NRC-CISTI).

The NRC Archives is involved with the preservation of NRC related archival materials and provides ongoing support to the NRC. The NRC Archives also provides a comprehensive reference service to those interested in learning more about the development of scientific research at the NRC and about the history of science in Canada.

What the NRC Archives can do for you

The NRC Archives is the steward for all NRC-related published and non-published materials. The NRC Archives can provide:

  • a comprehensive research service
  • historical fact checking
  • archival consultation
  • copies of original documents
  • access to over 10,000 NRC-related documents and publications
  • access to the NRC Archives Photographs collection, with over 1,000 photographs, spanning the entire history of the NRC

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