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Academic Calendars Digitization

Queen's Archives is pleased to announce that we are digitizing early academic calendars. General calendars from 1845-1912, and calendars for the Faculties of Arts 1912-1957, Applied Science 1893-1950, Commerce 1919-1952, Medicine 1856-1950, and the Women's Medical College 1883-1893 will be unavailable to researchers for the month of February while they are being digitized. Please check back soon when we will announce the new online location for these resources.


Changes in Cash Payments

Commencing 1 January 2017, Queen’s University Archives will no longer accept cash payments for any reproduction services over $5.00. Any such payments can only be made by cheque (made payable to “Queen’s University Archives”); VISA: MasterCard; or American Express. For those reproduction charges of $5.00 or under, please place monies in the ‘Donation Box’ located at the Reference Desk. For more information on our reprographics prices, please visit our Price List page.


Building Construction

Please be advised that, starting Monday 26 September 2016, Kathleen Ryan Hall will be getting a new roof.  During this time, even though the building will be surrounded by scaffolding to support the repairs, Queen's Archives will remain open to the public for our regular operating hours.


In Memoriam: Charles Beer

In Memoriam: Charles Beer, Queen's First University Archivist

Queen’s University Archives wishes to offer sincere condolences to the family of Edwin Charles Beer on his recent passing. Charles Beer was the first archivist at Queen’s, taking up that role in 1960.  He moved on to Dartmouth College in 1966 to undertake a three-year post as Associate Director of the Daniel Webster Papers Project.