Archives

The OCAD University Archives acquires, preserves, and makes available a broad range of material that documents the school’s history and student life since 1876. 

We are open to all OCAD U community members as well as researchers from the general public. We will provide research assistance and support. Please contact us to make an appointment.

Contacts

Scott Hillis
Acting Archivist, Visual Resources Coordinator
shillis@ocadu.ca
416 977 6000 x. 273

Donations

Are you the creator or producer of an OCAD U archival document or publication? Do you own photographs, ephemera, or other material you think may be appropriate for long-term preservation in the Archives? Please contact us. 

Archives Policy

For detailed information please see the Archives Policy.

Collection

Student publications
Student annuals
Course calendars
Prospectuses
Graduation and awards programmes
Event and exhibition ephemera
Photographs
Posters
School publications
Promotional material 
Governance records
Reports
Biography and subject files
Newspaper clippings
Ontario Society of Artists exhibition catalogues
Royal Canadian Academy of Arts exhibition catalogues

A more detailed description of the collection is available on-site.