Trent University Library & Archives

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Contact Information:
Email: Appointments, research inquiries and general correspondence: archives@trentu.caFind_us_on_facebook_badge
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

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(Note: To enquire about Trent University Art Collection, contact, or call 705 748 1011 ext. 7359).


Visitors to the Archives are greeted in the Northway Reading Room. As the Reading Room is sometimes closed during our normal hours of operation for meetings or classes, we ask researchers to please email to make an appointment in order to ensure access. We are closed on weekends and statutory holidays.

Reading Room Hours of Operation

Monday: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (closed at 12:30 for ½ hour)
Tuesday: 9:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. (closed at 12:30 & 4:30 for ½ hour)
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (closed at 12:30 for ½ hour)
Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (closed at 12:30 for ½ hour)
Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (closed at 12:30 for ½ hour)

Exceptions to the above periods

  • January 8: closed 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Trent University Library & Archives

Trent University
1600 West Bank Drive
Peterborough, Ontario
K9L 0G2

+1 (705) 748-1011