Accredited Private Archive Center

Accredited Private Archive Center

The Accredited Private Archive Center of the Sherbrooke Historical Society has been accredited since 1990 by the Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec. This certificate attests of the quality and professionalism of the services that are offered.

Competent staff whose mission is to preserve, complete and broadcast the archives is on hand to welcome you and help you with your research.

Fees and opening hours

Business hours





Tuesday to Friday


9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m.


Saturday and Sunday




Consulting archives and newspapers

$7.50 / hour,
free for members


$0.25 to $0.50


$5 per photograph for private use

$20 per photograph for public use

Research by the archivist

$34.50 / hour


Historical research

You have research to do? Learn more about a building, a park, a family or a neighborhood? Contact the curator Karine Savary at 819-821-5406 or email her at:

Before your visit our office, please consult our online database You will find more than 120,000 iconographic documents, maps and city plans, sound recordings, books, etc. They are the witnesses of the history of our region.


The archives of the Société d'histoire de Sherbrooke offers a large collection of newspapers dating back to the 19th century, including La Tribune and the Sherbrooke Daily Record. For a list of newspapers, follow this link.


Appui à la sauvegarde et la revitalisation de la vieille prison de Sherbrooke
(Prison Winter)
La Collection numérisée
Le Confluent