University of Victoria Libraries Special Collections

Identity area

Identifier

UVICSP

Authorized form of name

University of Victoria Libraries Special Collections

Parallel form(s) of name

Other form(s) of name

  • UVic Special Collections
  • UVic Special Collections

Type

  • University/College
  • Library

Contact area

Type

Address

Street address

McPherson Library/Special Collections
University of Victoria
PO Box 1800 STN CSC

Locality

Victoria

Region

British Columbia

Country name

Postal code

V8W 3H5

Telephone

Fax

250-472-5808

Note

Description area

History

Geographical and cultural context

Mandates/Sources of authority

UVic Special Collections serves as a research and teaching resource for students, faculty, and the community at large. Its mandate is to collect, preserve, and make accessible rare books, manuscripts, architectural plans, photographs, and oral history interviews.

Administrative structure

Records management and collecting policies

Buildings

Holdings

Holdings include: collections of Canadian military history; publishing companies; architects and architectural firms; literary manuscripts of 20th century British authors, with a secondary focus on Irish, American, and southern Vancouver Island authors.

Finding aids, guides and publications

Access area

Opening times

September-April: Monday-Friday, 8:30 am-4:30 pm.
May-August: Monday-Friday, 10:30 am-4:30 pm.
Closed on weekends, statutory and university holidays.

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

Revised by JF, September 20, 2013.

Language(s)

Script(s)

Sources

Maintenance notes

Access points

Access Points

  • Clipboard

Primary contact

McPherson Library/Special Collections University of Victoria PO Box 1800 STN CSC
Victoria, British Columbia V8W 3H5