Access to the Archives is by appointment only.
Please contact the Archives Librarian: firstname.lastname@example.org
Researchers must use extreme care when handling archival records.
Here are some general "rules" and guidelines:
The link below provides access to a humourous booklet from Archives Canada for researchers illustrating improper and correct handling of archival documents.
The following information is from Dalhousie University's excellent Guide to Archival Research :
Citations typically include the following:
For further details please consult Guide to Archival Research as mentioned above.
Consult the appropriate manual of the style you are following for citing your sources.
The following provides an example using APA style:
The general format as provided in the APA Book (Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th Edition) is as follows (p.212):
Author, A.A. (Year, Month Day). Title of material . [Description of material]. Name of the Collection (Call number, Box number, File name or number, etc.). Name of the Repository, Location.
Dale, D.R. (2001, June 12). New Building at Richmond Campus. [documents], Library fonds (Accession 2009-04, Box 4.1, File 1). Kwantlen Polytechnic University Archives, Surrey, B.C.