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Welcome to the Canadian Architectural Archives - the largest collection of Architectural drawings, business records, photographs, and models related to modern Canadian Architecture in the world. More...


Archives and Special Collections: Now open in the Taylor Family Digital Library (Arts and Culture 5th Floor)

Archives and Special Collections is now open in suite 520 Taylor Family Digital Library within the Centre for Arts and Culture.


Many of our collections are now located offsite and will need to be retrieved for clients to access in our reading room in the Taylor Library. Clients are urged to contact the Archives to request access to resources at least 3 business days in advance of their visit.  To request access to collections please contact us at

We have digitized parts of our collection which can be accessed 24/7 from your office or home computer:
University Archives
Canadian Architectural Archives
Special Collections
Libraries and Cultural Resources