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The reading room of the Clara Thomas Archives & Special Collections is open by appointment only. Appointments are available Tuesday to Friday, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

To book an appointment, email archives@yorku.ca at least three working days prior to your proposed visit. Please include a list of records or books you wish to consult. You will then receive an email confirming your appointment time. Appointments are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Only one researcher may access the reading room at a time. You must always wear a protective face covering over your mouth, nose and chin in Scott Library.
Please do not come to Scott Library without a confirmed appointment. Appointments cannot be made on the spot.

You must show photo identification each time you access the reading room.

For more information regarding financial assistance for research at the Clara Thomas Archives please see the information about the Kent Haworth Archival Research Fellowship