The War of 1812 bicentennial is Canada’s opportunity to preserve key historical documents and objects from the period, whether primary sources, early secondary publications, or wider cultural artifacts, in a manner that ensures open and long-term access. has pledged to catalogue and host War of 1812 history held by libraries, museums, archives, government organizations, historical associations or private collections.

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This open-access digital collection will grow as items are added from microfiche and as contributions reach us from partner organizations. The platform was designed to accommodate content from a variety of contributors who wish to collaborate in a national War of 1812 database.

How to contribute

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