Welcome to the online descriptive database of the Nipissing University and Canadore College Archives and Special Collections! Here you can search descriptions (finding aids) of archival holdings, and access digital material such as scans of photographs and records. Please note that not all holdings have been described yet.
New to archival research? Check out the Guide to Archival Arrangement and Description before you begin your search.
Books and other publications are not included in this database, and must be searched for separately via the Library's catalogue (location will be listed as "Archives").
How to search and browse
To search, simply type a keyword into the search box on the black bar at the top of the page. Search results can be narrowed via the filters on the sidebar of the results page, allowing filtering by creator, level of description, name, place, subject, and language. An Advanced Search is also available by clicking the search box and selecting "Advanced search >>." This provides the ability to refine a search using Boolean operators (AND, OR, NOT) and additional search filters.
Archival descriptions and authority records can be browsed via the drop-down Browse menu on the black bar at the top of the page. To browse a list of all fonds and collections, click here.
For more information about the Archives and its holdings, please visit the Archives' webpage.