Archives and Special Collections

Archives and Special Collections actively pursues, acquires, and makes available archival collections and rare books in support of research and scholarship at Carleton. We also manage the Ottawa Resource Collection of maps, municipal & federal documents as well as local history and heritage materials.

Learn more by visiting the Archives and Special Collections website.

Note that for Fall 2020, while the library building is mostly closed:

  • There will be no access to the physical material that comprise the Ottawa Resource Collection, archival collections, and rare books collection.
  • All general inquiries and reference questions concerning Archives & Special Collections should be sent via email to:
Content last reviewed: August 7, 2020