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Archives and Special Collections (ASC)

This guide is intended to help you get started with your archival and rare book research at the University of Calgary.

Citing Archival Material

For archival material, it is important to note the following information when citing it:

  • Archival repository
  • Fonds/collection title
  • Author/creator of the item
  • Format of the item
  • Box and file that the item is located in
  • Date of creation for the item

For materials held at the University of Calgary Archives and Special Collections, use the following format for archival repositories:

  • [Archival Repository], Archives and Special Collections, University of Calgary.
    • e.g. Glenbow Library and Archives, Archives and Special Collections, University of Calgary.

For more information on the specifics of each citation style (APA, Chicago/Turabian, MLA, etc.), refer to the UCalgary Library Citation Help page.

For further aid with citations, contact Writing Support.