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The Library

Make an appointment to research local history.

The Library Collection includes over 2,000 catalogued volumes on social history, decorative arts, local genealogy, food history, and local heritage.

The Artifact Collection includes photographs, artifacts, and archival materials documenting the history of Etobicoke, including:

  • diaries and letters from local families
  • Islington Community Hall trustee book
  • local family photograph collections
  • Tweedsmuir History for Richview (copy)

The Montgomery Papers are accessible in public collections:
The Baldwin Room, Toronto Reference Library
The Archives of Ontario

Other Local History Resources:
Richview Library Branch, Toronto Public Library
Archives of Toronto