University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections

Identity area

Identifier

UMASC

Authorized form of name

University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections

Parallel form(s) of name

  • University of Manitoba Archives

Other form(s) of name

Type

  • University

Contact area

Type

Address

Street address

330 Elizabeth Dafoe Library

Locality

Winnipeg

Region

Manitoba

Country name

Canada

Postal code

R3T 2N2

Telephone

204-474-9986

Fax

204-474-7913

Note

Description area

History

Geographical and cultural context

Mandates/Sources of authority

Since its establishment in 1978, the Archives' mission has been to acquire, catalogue and preserve university records and special research collections which further the educational aims of the University of Manitoba, and to promote and provide wide access to them. The Archives' wide-ranging collection mandate includes the acquisition of the records of the University of Manitoba, Canadian Prairie Literary Manuscripts, the Archives of the Agricultural Experience and rare books in the areas of western Canadiana, early Arctic exploration, early Native language syllabics, spiritualism, church history and philosophy, and agriculture among others.

Administrative structure

Records management and collecting policies

Buildings

Holdings

Finding aids, guides and publications

Access area

Opening times

8:30 am - 4:30 pm, Monday-Friday

Access conditions and requirements

Accessibility

Services area

Research services

Reproduction services

Public areas

Control area

Description identifier

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Language(s)

Script(s)

Sources

Maintenance notes

Access points

Access Points

Primary contact

330 Elizabeth Dafoe Library
Winnipeg, Manitoba
CA R3T 2N2