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important notice REGARDING upcoming TEMPORARY CLOSURE:

Until August 8, 2018, archival materials and special collections will be available for consultation at our temporary 225 Charlotte Street site in downtown Peterborough (corner of Charlotte and Aylmer Streets). To ensure access, an appointment is required. Please email

IMPORTANT: The Archives will be closed from August 8, 2018 to late September/early October during our move back to Bata Library. Please refer to this page for updated notices.

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