Archives Services

Research Service

Archives staff can assist you with your research requests. Inquiries are welcome by telephone, e-mail, and mail. Response time varies depending on the nature of the inquiry. Fees may apply for certain research services. There are additional charges for photocopies, database print-outs, and photographic reproductions

Researchers wishing to visit the Archives must make an appointment. All archival material must be consulted on site.


Archival material may be photocopied unless prohibited for reasons of confidentiality, copyright, or physical condition. Researchers should note that all photocopies will be made by Archives staff, and are intended for private research or reference purposes only.


  • From paper original, microfilm, or database print-out: 30¢ per page
  • Mail orders: add $10.00 administrative fee.

13% HST will apply.

Photographic Reproductions

Researchers may order digital copies of photographs unless prohibited by reasons of copyright, confidentiality, or physical condition. To place an order, please e-mail the archivist at


  • High-resolution digital image: $25.00 per image

13% HST will apply.


The Law Society of Upper Canada Archives does not assume responsibility for copyright infringement by researchers. The recipient of reproductions assumes responsibility for determining whether the material is subject to copyright and for ascertaining the copyright holder. The recipient is also responsible for determining whether the use of material constitutes an infringement of copyright under the Copyright Act.