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Library Archives Canada

Unfortunately Library Archives Canada doesn't provide access to machine-readable data through an API, so we have to resort to screen scraping.


Tools, tips, and examples

LAC naturalisation database, 1915-1946 — harvest by country

This notebook helps you extract the records of people from a specific country from the LAC 1915-1946 naturalisations database. There are numerous limitations and problems, including the fact that you can only get the first 2000 results. Women and children are not returned in a search by country, so the notebook makes an attempt to find and add them to the initial harvest. Here's an example harvest for 'China'.

Cite as

Sherratt, Tim. (2019, November 21). GLAM-Workbench/library-archives-canada (Version v0.1.0). Zenodo.