Collecting and preserving over 50 years of Trocaire College History

College History

Trocaire College, an independent, private college in the City of Buffalo, was founded in 1958 by the Buffalo Regional Community of the Sisters of Mercy. The College began as a formation college (Sancta Maria Junior College) for training Sisters entering the community for the ministry of teaching.

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About the Archives

The Trocaire College Archives was established in 1989 to collect and preserve material documenting the history, organization, policies, and activities of the College. Mission Statement, Policies and Collection Overview are available online.

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Requests and inquiries can be made to the Archivist online, by email, phone, or in person. As the Archives’ staff hours are limited, appointments are advised and encouraged.

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Donations are gladly accepted by the Trocaire College Archives. Donated items must fall within the parameters of the Trocaire College Archives Collection Development Policy.

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Summer Library Hours
(May 27 – Jul 26)

Mondays – Thursdays – 9am – 5pm