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

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 Worldwide

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 regional archives tend to collect records of national and regional 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. 

This list will be updated regularly with more sources covering more geographic areas and time periods. 

Worldwide Lists of Archives