Beaton Institute

About Us

The Beaton Institute is the official repository for historically significant records of Cape Breton University. Additionally, the Institute is a cultural heritage archive mandated to preserve the social, economic, political, and cultural history of Cape Breton Island. It is a centre for local, regional, national and global research and strives to promote inquiry through innovative academic and public programming initiatives.

The Beaton Institute is located in CE-267 (Student, Culture, & Heritage Centre), adjacent to the Cape Breton University Art Gallery and the Mi’kmaq Resource Centre. The Institute is wheelchair accessible, and parking is available with a $1.00 per day charge.

Hours of Operation

Due to the continued closure of the Cape Breton University campus to help stop the spread of COVID-19, The Beaton Institute is closed until further notice. We appreciate your patience and understanding. For urgent requests please email: beaton@cbu.ca.

For digital resources and research aids please visit:

https://www.cbu.ca/community/beaton-institute/search-the-archives/

https://beatoninstitute.com/

https://youtu.be/f5zdcSqFOUg

https://youtu.be/c34h0-Az_-o

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