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important notice REGARDING Access to archival holdings:

Trent University Archives reopened December 3rd, 2018, after moving back to Bata Library. We are responding to a backlog of research and other queries as quickly as possible.

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: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (closed at 12:30 for 1/2 hour)
Tuesday: 9:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. (closed at 12:30 & 4:30 for 1/2 hour)
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (closed at 12:30 for 1/2 hour)
Thursday-Sunday: CLOSED

December 18: closed 11:45 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Holiday Closure:
The Archives will be closed December 20, 2018 to January 6, 2019 inclusive and will reopen January 7, 2019.