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Programs & Services

AHS Archives & Historic Collections

The archives acquires, maintains, organizes, and provides access to the archival records of Alberta Health Services and its predecessor regions.

AHS Archives is open by appointment only to researchers and members of the general public. Contact AHS Archives to arrange access to the collections. At this time, COVID-19 restrictions still apply for In-person access to the collections, so researchers need to be masked, observe social distancing, and use hand sanitizers. AHS Archives can be reached by email.

The archives reserves documents, images, and artifacts, and its document collections are organized by the institution or function that created the records. The collections contain over 3000 medical artifacts, upwards of 10,000 rare and historic photographs, and hundreds of historic documents, ledgers, notebooks, and personal correspondence related to nursing and medical practice in Alberta.

Additional Information:

Service Providers May Include
archivists, curators
Service Access

A portion of the Archives holdings are maintained in offsite storage. Please contact the Archivist / Curator prior to your visit to ensure Archivist/Curator attendance and availability of materials.


Fees may apply for record retrieval and copying, and for Nursing Transcipts.

Service Locations
Also Known As
Alberta Health Services Archives and Historic Collections