Archives & Special Collections Reading Room


5th Floor, Killam Memorial Library
6225 University Avenue
PO Box 15000
Dalhousie University
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Canada B3H 4R2

Please be aware: Due to the current renovations of the Archives and Special Collections Space, we will not be offering onsite references services for the course of the renovations (May-Aug. 2019). Please send all inquiries to


Maps to Library


Contact Information

Reference Desk: 902-494-3615

Archives Email:
University Archivist:
Michael Moosberger, 902-494-5176
Full Archives contact list

Special Collections Email:
Special Collections Librarian:
Karen E. M. Smith, 902-494-8803

On Site Services

Requests for access to archival materials must be made by 4:00 p.m., Monday-Friday. Advanced notice is required for accessing audiovisual material and born-digital archives.


Visit the University Archives' donor information page.

Special Collections
For information about possible donations of rare printed material and music (recordings and scores) to Special Collections, please contact the Special Collections Librarian, 902-494-8803.