The Antigonish Heritage Museum has a small library of local book and some genealogical volumes with associated research files. We have a large collection of original historic photographs. Most photos in the collection can be scanned and forwarded by email. Items for publication must have written permission and should be credited to the Antigonish Heritage Museum and the Heritage Association of Antigonish.

Below are items included in the museums collection.  A more complete finding aid is available at the Antigonish Heritage Museum.

  • Church   
  • Vital Statistics     
  • Census
  • School Registers     
  • Maps     
  • Electoral Lists
  • Newspapers     
  • Manuscripts     
  • Cemetery

Many of the items in our collection have been photographed and are catalogued online at Use the search bar and add the search term "Antigonish" to your query to search specifically for items in our collections.