About the Archives

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Purpose

The Victoria University Archives is the office responsible for acquiring, maintaining, and providing access to University records of permanent, enduring value.

Policy

The Archives Program is described in the Victoria University Records and Archives Policy.

What We Have

The Archives holds records of administrative bodies, affiliates, administrative staff and faculty and students/alumni associations dating back to 1836 and up to the present, including:

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Addresses, essays and articles Financial and fundraising records
Architectural drawings Personal papers of administrators, faculty, students & alumni
Artifacts Photographs
Constitutions Reminiscences
Contracts and other legal records Scrapbooks
Correspondence Sound and video recordings
Diaries and Journals Subject files
Ephemera Teaching and research material

What We Do

We can assist with your research by:

  • Providing training in how to search the holdings of the Victoria University Archives.
  • Providing access to the holdings of the Victoria University Archives.
  • Identifying potentially relevant Finding Aids to review for your research.

We do not have the resources to complete research for you. If you are unable to conduct your own research, we recommend hiring a freelance researcher. For more information on using the Archives please see our Conducting Research page.

Contact & Hours

Victoria University Archives
Email: archives [at] vicu [dot] utoronto [dot] ca
Telephone: 416-585-4562

Follow us on:
Twitter: @vicuarchives
 Facebook: Victoria University Library and Archives

Records can be consulted, by appointment only, at the Emmanuel College Library from Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 4:45pm (9:00am to 3:45pm for July and August) Please contact us to arrange an appointment.

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Last updated: December 13, 2018

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