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Archives and rare books

The Archives and Special Collections, located on the concourse level of the Morisset building, holds archival research collections and other unique material such as rare periodicals, manuscripts, rare books, facsimiles, artists books and pamphlets.

For more information on our collections and services, please consult the Archives and Special Collections website.

The main archives collections are :

  • Canadian Women's Movement Archives / Women's Archives 
  • Slovak Archives
  • Literary Archives

View our finding aids online in the AtoM database 

The special collections are composed of:

  • Manuscripts
  • Rare books
  • Pamphlets
  • Facsimiles
  • Artist books
  • Rare periodicals 

To find an item from our special collections use the library catalogue

For research help, contact the Archives and Special Collections team.

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