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Archives: Access

New Finding Aid website

Trent University Archives is currently in the midst of moving our finding aids to a new platform. During this time, we recommend that you conduct searches in both of our old and new interfaces to make sure you find all of the items relevant to your research.

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Archives Contact Information


Telephone: (705) 748-1011 ext. 7413 (includes voicemail)

Mailing address:
Trent University Library & Archives
Archives, Room 117
Thomas J. Bata Library
1600 West Bank Dr.
Peterborough ON
K9L 0G2


Appointments are available to access holdings in the Archives Reading Room, as follows:

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

IMPORTANT: Before visiting the Archives, please note the COVID-19 controls in place as outlined on the Trent University web site: Every visitor to campus is required to complete the following: 

  • Visitors Notice form to be completed only once
  • Covid screening form to be completed each day that you visit the campus

Please let us know when you would like to visit by emailing and we will confirm. We look forward to seeing you!

Trent University Art Collection Contact Information


Telephone: 705 748 1011 ext. 7359