University of Toronto Archives

Type: Archives

This archives is responsible for the appraisal, acquisition, preservation and use of University records of permanent value and the private records of individuals and organizations associated with the University.


Conservation / Preservation:


Records of University of Toronto include,

  • Records of the Board of Governors of the University of Toronto and King’s College Council, minutes of reports of Upper Canada College from 1878 – 1901, records of the Women’s University Residence Associations from 1894-1905, and records of the University Press from 1902-1908.
  • Records of administrative offices and bodies, including those of the Chief Financial Officer, Community Relations, Alumni Affairs and Development, Ethics Review, Governing Council, Human Resources, External Hiring Committee, Labour Relations, Public Relations, Student Housing, Student Record Services, Tenure Appeal Committee, Treasury Department, Bursar, Chancellor, Comproller, vice-presidents and provosts.
  • Records of the many departments, faculties, schools, institutes, libraries, and selected colleges that comprise the University of Toronto.

Private records include,

  • Papers, correspondence, photographs, and other records of prominent individuals, families, and groups associated with the University of Toronto, including faculty, artists, administrators, and alumni and student organizations.
  • Records of selected Federal Government and military departments and organizations.

Volunteer/Internship/Placement Opportunities:


Address & Contact Information:

Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library
120 St. George St.
Toronto, ON
M5S 1A5

Phone: 416-978-5344

Hours of Operation:

Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 4:30pm. The archives closes in late summer in preparation for the upcoming academic year.

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