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Research in Archives (Thunder Bay, Canada, and Around the World): Archives in Canada

Information on searching for archival records and primary sources in institutions around the world. Resources are added regularly.

Archival Resources at Lakehead University

At Lakehead, you can access our Archives and our Special Collections on the 5th floor of the Paterson Library. Resources here include records related to the University's past, and local history. 

Archives in Canada

The databases and sites linked below can each be searched for archival records that are of interest to your research. 

Finding the right database or archives to look in is a big part of your research. National and provincial archives tend to collect records of national and provincial governmental bodies, and of major organizations and people of wide significance. Local government and academic archives will collect records specific to their regions, or to particular subjects. 

List of Archives in Canada