McGill University Archives

Opening hours:

Opening hours: August 31 - December 22, 2022

Monday to Friday
Opening hours 10 AM - 6 PM
Info Desk Service Hours 10 AM - 6 PM
Saturday & Sunday
Opening hours Closed
Info Desk Service Hours Closed

Holiday hours

  • Closed on Labour Day Monday, September 5 2022

  • Closed on Thanksgiving Monday, October 10 2022

  • All branches (buildings and services) close at 5pm on December 22.

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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Accessing McGill University Archives

  • Archival documents must be consulted on site in the ROAAr Reading Room. 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.

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