Launch of Discover Archives

We are pleased to announce the official launch of the University of Toronto's Discover Archives, available at

Discover Archives is a shared portal for exploring archival holdings at the University of Toronto and its federated colleges. Visit the site today to search and browse descriptions of archival material related to the University of Toronto's history, as well as records from private individuals, families, businesses, and organizations.

The site includes a broad range of archival descriptions. You can browse the finding aids and search across the many archival descriptions that provide access to the documentary heritage of the University of Toronto and its community.

The site includes a “Search Tips” page to assist in navigating and searching online. You can also contact the participating archives repositories to schedule a research visit.

Participating repositories include:

  • OISE Library Special Collections
  • Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library
  • Trinity College Archives
  • University of St. Michael's College Archives
  • University of St. Michael's College, John M. Kelly Library, Special
  • University of Toronto Archives and Records Management Services
  • University of Toronto Media Commons (Media Archive)
  • University of Toronto Music Library
  • University of Toronto Scarborough Library, Archives & Special Collections
  • Victoria University Archives
  • Victoria University Library - Special Collections

For more information about Discover Archives, please contact