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Clara Thomas Archives and Special Collections
The Clara Thomas Archives and Special Collections collects manuscript, rare book and primary source materials to support research and learning by the university’s faculty, students, and a community of international scholars. We are strong in the areas of Canadian history, fine arts (design, photography, music, film, theatre), philosophy, environmental history, and sexual diversity. We welcome all researchers and visitors; however, a visit to the Clara Thomas Archives and Special Collections (CTASC) is a different experience from visiting another department or section of the library. 26 September 2020 will mark the seventh anniversary of the passing of Clara Thomas – read more here.

Research Assistance in CTASC
At this time, the Clara Thomas Archives & Special Collections is suspending all onsite research visits. Staff are able to provide limited remote assistance if necessary, during daytime business hours (Tuesday-Friday, 10am-4:30pm), depending on the nature of your request.