Archives and Special Collections

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

Spotlight on Women’s Archives

The University of Ottawa Library's Archives and Special Collections are committed to promoting and facilitating access to archives and other records documenting individuals and organizations that have worked to improve the status of women in Canada. 

Black and white photo of women protesting

News from the Archives and Special Collections 

Re-opening of in-person consultation services.

The ARCS is now open for in-person consultation of our unique archival and rare materials. Please contact our team by email to make an appointment or if you have any questions.

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