An annual journal of the Thunder Bay Historical Museum Society.

Papers & Records is a peer-reviewed journal issued annually by the Thunder Bay Historical Museum Society. It publishes new research and scholarship in both academic and publicly accessible formats on topics relating to all aspect of Northwestern Ontario’s diverse heritage. The journal also contains a “Records” section in which various archival collections are introduced to readers and a yearly “Recent Publications Relating to the History of Northern Ontario.” Submission guidelines are below.

The original series of this journal ran from 1908 to 1928 under various titles, but was most often referred to as The Thunder Bay Historical Society Papers and Annual Reports. A special issue was published in 1967 to commemorate Canada’s Centennial, and the new series was begun in 1973, entitled Thunder Bay Historical Museum Society Papers & Records.

Submission guidelines: Papers and Records Guide

Index to articles in the Papers & Records 1973-2020: Articles by Subject to 2020

Editor(s): Michel S. Beaulieu and Beth Boegh

Managing Editor: Thorold J. Tronrud

Editorial Advisory Board:

Mark Chochla, Thunder Bay, Ontario

Steven High, Montreal, Quebec

Steven Jobbitt, Thunder Bay, Ontario

Judy Petch, Thunder Bay, Ontario

Brent Scollie, Ottawa, Ontario

Vic Smith, Thunder Bay, Ontario

1985 Papers & Records

1985-cover1985 Papers & Records XIII – How Prince Arthur’s Landing Became Port Arthur







2015 Papers & Records

2015-cover2015 Papers & Records PDF





2016 Papers & Records

 2016 Papers & Records