Our Holdings

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You may search our holdings online using the following portals:

Finding Aids

See also:
• For assistance and polices see Conducting Research
• Learn how to search the Discover Archives portal on the Getting Started page.
Requesting Files

We have online descriptions available for all of our 170+ archival fonds and collections. There are two ways to access our finding aids.

  • Browse and search our finding aids on our website. If a finding aid has been updated, there will be a banner at the fonds level description to indicate this change and direct you to the current version.
     
  • Browse and search our finding aids via the U of T community's Discover Archives portal. This portal also allows users to search the holdings of eleven U of T archives and special collection repositories.

Additional personal papers are found in the Victoria University Library's Special Collections.

Photographs

See also:
Permission to Publish and Associated Fees form

Search our Photograph Database for descriptions of our 5,000+ photographs. Browse scans of select images in Digital Collections.

Ephemera

Search our Ephemera Finding Aid for descriptions of convocation programs, fundraising brochures, programs from various events and student theatrical productions, and other ephemeral material documenting the history of Victoria University. Browse scans of select ephemera in Digital Collections.

Digital Collections

Scans of selected Ephemera and Photographs are hosted on our Digital Collections website. This website also includes scanned materials from the Victoria University Library's Special Collections. You can search in the Digital Collections website or use the Ephemera finding aid and Photograph database - both will include links to any scanned materials.

Subject Files

See the list of our subject files: collections of resource material (news clippings, articles, etc) collated for research purposes.

Artifacts

Descriptions, and some images, of our Artifacts Collection can be accessed by visiting the Discover Archives portal.

Published Material

The Archives does not collect published material (books, journals, newspapers, etc). Published materials relating to Victoria University are located in the Victoriana Collection at the E.J. Pratt Library.

Last updated: October 16, 2019

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