Trent University Library & Archives continues to offer electronic collections and virtual services. As part of the University’s limited and reduced campus presence, Bata Library and the Durham GTA Campus Library & Learning Centre are closed and physical collections are unavailable. Virtual services and support are available by contacting Check for updates regularly on our COVID-19 Alert Page.

Curbside Pickup for Faculty & Graduate Students is available starting June 23rd.

Archives: Historical Resources

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Trent University Archives is a regional repository for historical records related to the Trent Valley area. Counties include Peterborough, Victoria (City of Kawartha Lakes), Northumberland, Durham, Hastings, and Prince Edward. Personal, family and organizational documents are collected. These documents support teaching and research at Trent University.

For information about the holdings of historical resources see:

Subject Guides & Finding Aids for historical archival fonds/collections

Historical Isolated Manuscripts not in the Subject Guides or Finding Aids



Pamphlets: General and Camping


Fire Insurance Plans

Online Exhibits and Digitized Records

Genealogical Resources

Rare Books and Special Collections

Vertical Research Files

Archives Newsletters

Friends of the Bata Library Bulletin

Links to Other Archives and Resources