Donating Records

We are always looking for new donations to add to our Collection of the Scotiabank experience.

The Archives collects records detailing the origin, history and operations of Scotiabank as well as its merged and acquired companies. Regardless of media, this includes: photographs of branches, staff and events; publications produced by or about the Bank; marketing and advertising material; bank notes; architectural plans and drawings; and artifacts.

Records are acquired from Scotiabankers, as well as members of the general public through direct transfers and donations by way of a signed agreement with the Archives. Records may be transferred or donated by mail, personal drop off and/or e-mail, if the media type exists electronically.

We especially encourage staff from our international branches and offices around the world to forward items such as marketing material, photographs, and publications to the Archives.

If you have material that you would like to donate to the Archives, we encourage you to contact us via email at

Please Note: The Archives does not provide monetary appraisal for the purpose of issuing a tax receipt for records, nor offer money for the acquisition of records, regardless of their value.

Panel-style door handle with coat of arms, ca. 1960.  Part of RG048.