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Archives at Lakehead: Visiting the Archives


This guide lists select materials in the Library Archives.  Use the tabs across the top to determine what kind of material you are looking for. 

Resources in the archives can't be checked out; you'll need to do your research here. 


Contact information

The Archives is currently open by appointment only, and will resume regular opening hours in the Fall of 2016. 

You're encouraged to make an appointment to look at records or find out how the Archives can support your research or work. Please contact:

Sara Janes, University Archivist 
(807) 343-8272  

The Archives

The Archives is on the 5th floor of the Chancellor Paterson Library, LI5001. It is currently open by appointment, Mondays through Fridays. 

Visit for a searchable database of all materials available.

Archives room, LI5001

We have approximately 1200 boxes of historical records in the Archives, as well as rare books, newspapers, maps, artwork, audio and video recordings, and close to 15,000 photographs. There's plenty of space for researchers to work, with access to power and wifi. 

Archivist - Contact Information

Sara Janes

Chancellor Paterson Library
Office - Library 5th floor
Room LI 5001A