305 Scott Library, 4700 Keele Street, York University
CA M3J 1P3
York University Archives & Special Collections
Established in 1970.
A Guide To Archival Holdings</ital> describes the corporate records of York University faculties, departments and organizations and the archives of individuals and private organizations deposited in the Archives up until 31 December 1993. The general descriptions in the <ital>Guide to Archival Holdings are supplemented with more detailed box and file lists to facilitate research and retrieval. Online finding aids can be found at: http://www.library.yorku.ca/cms/archivesspecialcollections/home/fondsregister/
Rare books and special collections are catalogued in the university library catalogue.
COVID-19: The reading room of the Clara Thomas Archives & Special Collections is open by appointment only. Appointments are available Tuesday to Friday, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. To book an appointment, email firstname.lastname@example.org at least three working days prior to your proposed visit. Please include a list of records or books you wish to consult. You will then receive an email confirming your appointment time. Appointments are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Only one researcher may access the reading room at a time. You must always wear a protective face covering over your mouth, nose and chin in Scott Library. Please do not come to Scott Library without a confirmed appointment. Appointments cannot be made on the spot.
With some exceptions, most ASC holdings are available for research. Access to some materials may be restricted for a period of time in order to protect the privacy rights of individuals or because donors have imposed access restrictions on their own material. Any restrictions will be noted in the finding aid to the collection.
The Archives welcomes a wide variety of users including university administrators seeking information from records deposited in the University Archives; faculty and students pursuing specific research projects; alumni and the general public.
Through the provision of services to these constituencies Archives and Special Collections (ASC) attempts to support the teaching, research, and outreach functions of York University.
Telephone, mail and in-person research inquiries are welcome.
Copies are made for private study / research purposes only and not for reproduction or publication without the consent of the copyright owner. Fees are based on the media used, and the volume of material requested. Postage is extra.
Copies cannot be transferred to other individuals or institutions without the written consent of York University Archives and Special Collections.
Same day service for copying may not be possible, please inquire about the current turnaround time when placing your copy order.