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The McGill University Archives' new reference room

We have moved!  Our reference room has been relocated to the Rare Books and Special Collections Reading Room on the fourth floor of the McLennan Library Building. Please note that our phone number has also changed. The Archives can now be reached at 514-398-4711.

We recommend that you make an appointment prior to your visit.  This can be done by emailing our Reference Desk at refdesk [dot] archives [at] mcgill [dot] ca  

We look forward to serving you in our new space.


Requests for Medical or Patient Files

Please note that the McGill University Archives does not receive medical records from affiliated McGill University hospitals (MUHC) or other health care institutions. If you are requesting a patient file, you will need to contact the attending physician, hospital or clinic responsible for the file. Thank you for your understanding.

Comment obtenir une copie de votre dossier médical?

Pour obtenir une copie de votre dossier médical, vous devez communiquer avec votre médecin traitant, ou encore, l'hôpital ou la clinique de santé détenant votre dossier. Veuillez prendre note que les Archives de l'Université McGill ne détiennent aucuns dossiers médicaux provenant des hôpitaux affiliés à l'Université McGill ou de tout autre établissement de santé. Merci de votre compréhension.


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Mission Statement

Our Mission is to promote good governance and accountability, through the protection of the University's documentary heritage and information assets, regardless of format, by combined archives and records management services.

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The McGill History Portal

The McGill University Archives also preserves the heritage of McGill University. The McGill History Portal is the electronic gateway to McGill's past.