McGill University Archives

McLennan Library Building (map), 4th floor
Located in the Rare Books and Special Collections and Archives Reading Room
3459 McTavish Street
Montreal, Quebec H3A 0C9

For reference inquiries or general information, please contact:
514-398-4711| refdesk.archives [at]

If you are internal staff with a question regarding records management, please contact: records.archives [at]


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Opening hours: January 3 - April 30, 2020

Monday - Friday
Opening hours 10 AM - 6 PM
Services 10 AM - 6 PM
Saturday - Sunday
Opening hours Closed
Services Closed

Holiday hours

McGill University Archives will be closed:

  • Friday, April 10
  • Monday, April 13

Accessing McGill University Archives

  • Archival documents must be consulted on site. Requests can be submitted by email or telephone. Please note that requests will be answered within 5 business days. Users will be informed if any additional delay is necessary.
  • Most of our holdings are available. However, please note that some documents may have restricted access. Researchers should submit research request as detailed as possible or come to the MUA with good background information and a clear idea of their research project.