Armchair Archives

Armchair Archives

Behold: Archives from the comfort of home.

A hub for students, faculty, staff, and researchers to access our resources from the comfort of home, The Armchair Archives serves as a companion to the Living Room Library.

For information about COVID-19 on campus, please see the update pages for the Library and the University.

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Physical Collections

Our staff will do our best to facilitate research needs remotely wherever possible. If there is a piece of information you need, or a record you wish to consult, staff will attempt to consult the record instead and/or reproduce a selection of a document.

In rare and extenuating circumstances, faculty and graduate students may be allowed to visit the reading room in person.


1) Using one of the options below, search our records.

2) When you find something you wish to consult, send an email, including a description of the requested records to We will be in contact to discuss the options available.

United Church Archives

The United Church Archives is available for remote reference, but not in-person visits. Please contact the United Church Archivist at