Mission & Mandate

Our Mission

The John D. Burns Archives, of Trinity College School,

  • Preserves the holdings of Trinity College School for use by present students, alumni, faculty, staff, parents, administrators, volunteers, the Board of Governors and public researchers
  • Acquires records of Trinity College School and other records related to its history and historiography
  • Promotes an understanding and use of records through description, automation, researcher service and classroom initiatives
  • Works to ensure adequate facilities are available for the retention, preservation, servicing and research use of such records

Our Mandate

The John D. Burns Archives, a department of Trinity College School, is the official repository for the records of Trinity College School from 1865 to present. The archives selects, describes and preserves the records of historical value for the School.