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

Beginning May 4, 2017 through to Spring 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


Telephone: (705) 748-1011 ext. 7413 (includes voice-mail)
Fax: (705) 748-1126

Email: Appointments, research inquiries and general correspondence:

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 (May to September) are as follows:

Monday-Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (closed at 12:30 for 1/2 hour)
(Note: During the academic year beginning mid-September, our Tuesday hours will be extended to 7:30 p.m.)

Thursday-Sunday: closed

EXCEPTIONS to the Monday-Wednesday schedule:

CLOSED: June 14 (9-10:30 only), 19, 21, 26, 28