Lavender Legacies Guide: Canada: Nova Scotia

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Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management
Location: 6016 University Avenue
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Canada B3H 1W4
Phone: (902) 424-6055 Fax: (902) 424-0628
Contact: Reference and Retrieval Staff
Internet address:
Hours: Tue, Thu, Fri: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm; Wed: 8:30 am - 9:30 pm; Sat: 9 am-5 pm; Sun: 1-5 pm.
Wheelchair Access: yes
Established by Provincial statute in 1989; intermittent collecting from earlier years.
Information about holdings
Manuscripts: yes
Printed material: yes
Clippings/vertical files: yes
Film/Video/Sound: yes
Photographs: yes

Time periods/geographical regions documented:
Nova Scotia, 1970 to present.

Significant People/organizations/subjects documented:
Gay Alliance for Equality (GAE), Gay and Lesbian Alliance (GALA); Gaiezette Newspaper.
Collecting interests
Novia Scotia Archives and Records Management acquires government and private-sector records of provincial significance.
Use requirements
Open, except for holdings governed by Freedom of Information/Protection of Privacy Legislation.
Research space, copying, audiovisual facilities, exhibitions, reference assistance on site, and telephone reference.

Other services/notes:
Written inquiry service.
Indices, finding aids, collection descriptions
In-house catalogs and finding aids.
News about collections
Annual report includes news of acquisitions.

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