Welcome to the University of Alberta Archives

University of Alberta Archives (UAA) is pleased to re-open its Reading Room to researchers on January 11, 2018 at our new location on south campus.

*Please note: Viewing of UAA material is by appointment only (no exceptions). Due to the secure nature of the facility, drop-in access is not permitted.


6304-115A Street NW
Edmonton, AB
T6H 3P8

Inquiries: archives@ualberta.ca

Reading Room Hours
(by appointment only)

Monday Closed
Tuesday 9 AM - 4 PM
Wednesday 9 AM - 4 PM
Thursday 9 AM - 4 PM
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed


The University of Alberta Archives is the official repository for the permanently valuable records of the University of Alberta and its affiliated institutions. The Archives' Reading Room is open by appointment only.

To make an appointment in the Reading Room or for general questions about the University of Alberta Archives please submit a General Inquiries Form or contact archives@ualberta.ca. Retrieval requests can be made to the University of Alberta Archives using the Material Access Request Form.

For information about requesting material from BARD please review the Book and Record Depository (BARD) Request Form.

Please be advised the University of Alberta Archives will not be accepting transfers or donations of material until July 2018.

Archives Reading Room
Display case with black & white photographs of campus life

The Archives preserves over 9,000 linear metres and 30,000 boxes of records. This includes textual records, photographs, audio and video recordings, film, microforms, architectural drawings, and maps.

Our holdings consist of material that is of continuing administrative, legal, or historical value. As per the University Archives Mandate, in addition to administrative and academic records the Archives also collects University publications and the private papers of faculty, staff, students, alumni, and various university-related organizations. The Archives contains the records of many notable individuals and organizations relating to Alberta and federal politics, the oil sands, theatre, education, and western settlement.

Web Exhibits

Check out online exhibits from the University of Alberta Archives, including the Wauneita Society, the Soldiers' Comfort Club, and the Georg Kaiser Collection

Location Information

Further information about getting to the University of Alberta Archives can be found on the University of Alberta Libraries' location page for Archives.


Jim Franks BA, MAS, CIAPP- M
University Records Archivist
University of Alberta Archives

Krista Jamieson BA, MLIS, MA
Digital Archivist
Digital Initiatives / University of Alberta Archives

Jaclyn Klukach BA
Archives & Special Collections Assistant
University of Alberta Archives

Staff Hours

Monday 8 AM - 4 PM
Tuesday 8 AM - 4 PM
Wednesday 8 AM - 4 PM
Thursday 8 AM - 4 PM
Friday 8 AM - 4 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed