Throughout the United States, there are archives of canal materials in various libraries. To help canal researchers, below, is a listing of the known archives. Anyone knowing of others is requested to send that information including canals covered to Dave Barber at firstname.lastname@example.org so that it can be added to this list.
Lewis University library, Howard and Lois Adelmann Regional History Collection, Romeoville, IL: Illinois and Michigan Canal, Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, Illinois Waterway.
Indiana State Archives, 6440 East 30th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46219 Hours 9:00 - 4:00 Mon-Fri, Closed All State Holidays, Phone: 317-591-5222, Fax: 317-591-5324, Email: email@example.com, web site at www.in.gov/icpr All the canal records of the State of Indiana
Harvard University Library, Cambridge, MA: Middlesex Canal
University of Massachusetts Lowell Library at the Mogen Cultural Center, Lowell MA
American Antiquarian Society,
185 Salisbury St Worcester, MA 01609
Worcester Historical Museum, 30 Elm Street, Worcester, MA 01609 www.worcesterhistory.org: Blackstone Canal
Erie Canal Museum, Syracuse, NY: New York Canals
New York State Museum, Albany, NY: New York Canals
University of Akron, Akron, OH
Wright State University, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy Dayton, OH 45435
Lehigh University Linderman Library, Bethlehem, PA: Lehigh Canal, Morris Canal
National Canal Museum, 2750 Hugh Moore Park Road, Easton, PA 18042, 610-991-0503 www.canals.org
State Historical Museum, Harrisburg, PA
Rhode Island Historical Society, 121 Hope Street, Providence, RI 02906, Phone: 401.273.8107 www.rihs.org/libraryhome.htm Blackstone Canal