Lakehead University Archives

Visiting the Archives

The Lakehead University Archives is located on the 5th floor of the Chancellor Paterson Library, room LI 5001.

During the winter term, the Archives is open by appointment, as well as Tuesdays 1-4, Thursdays 10-12, and Fridays 2-4. The Archives will be closed between December 20 and January 2.

Contact the Archivist, Sara Janes, at for assistance, or book an appointment online.

What's New

New descriptions are available for the Ruth Tye McKenzie fonds, the John Rafferty fonds, the Ernst Zimmermann fonds, and the Northwestern Ontario Regional Child Care Committee fonds.

Additional Resources

Our Digital Collections page is the best way to access digitized material. Check it out to see 2000+ images of this region's history, with more added regularly.

Web Archives Collections are also available online. You can access web material from Lakehead University and from organizations across Northwestern Ontario.

For an overview of the Archives' collections, see the "Archives at Lakehead University" guide.

To learn more about doing archival research in Thunder Bay, see the "Research in Archives (Thunder Bay, Canada, and Around the World)" guide.

Find out how you can donate records to the Archives.

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