Sunday, February 8, 2015

Peterborough Archives to re-open soon

Did you know that the Peterborough Archives―located in Peterborough, Ontario―has been closed over the past two years in order to build a new onsite storage facility? The collections have now been returned from temporary storage, and the grand re-opening will take place on February 12, 2015.

For details on the Museum Renewal Project, go to

Plans are underway for a large public open house to be held on May 24, 2015.

The following records are held in the archival facilities of the museum and archives -
  • Personal letters, correspondence, journals, and diaries of individuals.
  • Maps, civil plans, records, and surveys
  • Photographs and albums
  • Early business records of notable Peterborough companies
  • Early catalogues and promotional material
  • Clubs and associations records and minute books
  • Early Peterborough Examiner newspapers Records of Peterborough County Court, 1830-1900
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