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Physical items in the University Archives that can only be consulted on site are not available at this time. Some digitized materials are available.

Staff are working remotely and can provide some virtual reference services and answer questions about supports for classes and research. Please contact us via email at archives@queensu.ca.

Further updates on services are available on the Queen's Library COVID-19 page.


The Queen's University Archives database contains descriptions for most of our holdings, which include records of the University, local businesses and individuals, authors, artists, politicians and many more. Information on how to use this database can be found on our Search Help page. For more information, please also visit our About page.

Our web archives collections are currently available through a separate search interface.


To request a file or item, cite the information in the Location box (marked in gold) following the description. The clipboard feature is an easy way to request files and items. Location