McGill University Archives

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Contents

Orientation

Coordinates

Address

Website

Telephone

Fax

Email

Schedule & hours

(include information about annual closures)

Working language(s)

(what languages do you need, and what languages can you limp by on?)

Directions to the archive

Holdings

The MUA provides a number of searchable, online databases for researchers.<ref>Template:Cite web</ref> In addition, "A Guide to Archival Resources at McGill University" (1985) gives a broad overview of archival holdings at McGill University.<ref>Template:Cite web</ref> The McGill University Records Retention Schedule (MURRS) is also available online, and shows common records created during the daily operations of the University.<ref>Template:Cite web</ref>

Research procedures

Access

(what permits, identity documents, or letters of reference do you need to present? how far in advance must you begin to register?)

Permitted and prohibited items

(if possible, account for laptop computers, cameras, scanners, phones, pens and pencils, loose papers, and so on)

  • Permitted:
  • Prohibited:

Document ordering and delivery

(how do you request documents? how many can you order at a time? how are documents delivered?)

Photocopying, photography, microfilming

(what are costs, permits, and page limits? how long do you have to wait?)

Key individuals

(give names of archive staff and other individuals who can help researchers)

Practicalities

(details on food, coffee, lockers, washrooms, transportation, internet access, and the like)

See also

(links to relevant websites and resources)

History

The MUA was established in 1962, with Mr. Alan Ridge appointed as the first University Archivist.<ref>Template:Cite web</ref>

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