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University Archives

About the Subject


The University Archives holds the official record of the University of Calgary's history.  It includes records created by the University of Calgary, records created by groups related to the University of Calgary and records and papers of University of Calgary professors.  The University Archives selects, acquires, manages, preserves, and provides access to records that document the history and functions of the University of Calgary.


The University Archives is located in the Glenbow Western Research Centre (GWRC) on the second floor of the Taylor Family Digital Library. Additional storage and processing facilities are located at the High Density Library on the Spy Hill Campus of the University of Calgary. The archives are available for study at the GWRC by appointment only. We strongly recommend contacting the staff to discuss your research and schedule prior to making travel plans. 


Phone: 403-220-3958