Archives et collections spéciales/Archives and Special Collections

The Archives and Special Collections acquires, preserves, and provides access to archival documents in all media formats, as well as rare books and other publications that support teaching and research at the University of Ottawa. Les Archives et collections spéciales acquiert, préserve et diffuse des documents d'archives sur tous les supports, des livres rares et d’autres types de publications qui contribuent à enrichir l'enseignement et la recherche à l'Université d’Ottawa.

Identity area

Identifier

ON0034

Authorized form of name

Archives et collections spéciales/Archives and Special Collections

Parallel form(s) of name

Other form(s) of name

Type

  • University

Contact area

 

Archives and Special Collections

Type

Address

Street address

65 University, Morisset Building (MRT-039)

Locality

Ottawa

Region

Ontario

Country name

Canada

Postal code

K1N6N5

Telephone

Fax

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Marina Bokovay

Type

Address

Street address

65 University Private, Morisset Building (039)

Locality

Ottawa

Region

Ontario

Country name

Canada

Postal code

K1N 6N5

Telephone

613-562-5800 ext: 3453

Fax

URL

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Deirdre O'Connell

Type

Address

Street address

65 University Private, Morisset Building

Locality

Ottawa

Region

Ontario

Country name

Canada

Postal code

K1N 6N5

Telephone

(613) 562-5800 ext. 6642

Fax

URL

Note

Description area

History

Geographical and cultural context

Mandates/Sources of authority

The Archives and Special Collections acquires, preserves, and provides access to archival documents in all media formats as well as rare books and other publications that support teaching and research at the University of Ottawa.

Administrative structure

Records management and collecting policies

Our main collecting areas are the Canadian Women's Archives, the Canadian Slovak Archives and the Literary Archives.

Buildings

Holdings

Finding aids, guides and publications

The Canadian Women's Archives area contain more than 150 archival fonds and collections related to the history of women in Canada, with particular emphasis on the feminist movement since the 1960s. Both individuals and grassroots organizations who worked to improve the political, social, and economic conditions of Canadian women are represented in this unique collection. It also includes a significant collection of feminist periodicals, produced by feminists groups in Canada.The Canadian Slovak Archives area contains more than 30 archival fonds from individuals and organizations that documents Slovak immigration, as well as highlights the community's role and impact in both Canada and United States. It also includes a vast collections of periodicals. The Literary Archives area includes archival fonds and collections documenting the work of various writers in French and in Canadian Literature in the second half of the 19th and the 20th centuries. Other fonds are linked to different areas of expertise as the University of Ottawa, such as music and information science.

Access area

Opening times

Monday to Friday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Monday to Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm (June - August)
CLOSED on statutory holidays and during university holiday periods.

Access conditions and requirements

Accessibility

Services area

Research services

Reproduction services

Public areas

Control area

Description identifier

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Draft

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Language(s)

  • English

Script(s)

  • Latin

Sources

Maintenance notes

Access points

Access Points

Primary contact

65 University, Morisset Building (MRT-039)
Ottawa, Ontario
CA K1N6N5