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important notice: We HAVE RElocated TO 225 cHARLOTTE sT., pETERBOROUGH

Until the summer of 2018, archival materials and special collections will be available for consultation at the 225 Charlotte Street site in downtown Peterborough (corner of Charlotte and Aylmer Streets). To ensure access, an appointment is required. Please email

Contact Information
Email: Appointments, research inquiries and general correspondence: archives@trentu.caFind_us_on_facebook_badge
Telephone: (705) 748-1011 ext. 7413 (includes voice-mail)
Fax: (705) 748-1126

Mailing address:
Trent University Archives
Thomas J. Bata Library
1600 West Bank Dr.
Peterborough ON
K9L 0G2

There are also ways to research from a distance.


As we are sometimes closed for meetings, classes, holidays, etc. during our normal hours of operation, we ask researchers to please contact the Archives ( to make an appointment to ensure access. We are closed on statutory holidays.

Our normal Reading Room hours are as follows:
Monday - Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (closed at 12:30 for 1/2 hour)
Thursday-Sunday: CLOSED

EXCEPTIONS to the 2018 Monday-Wednesday schedule:
June 13: closed 11:45 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
June 19: closed 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
June 25, 26: CLOSED
June 27: limited service