Archives and Documentation Centre
The central access point for the McCord Museum's entire collection, the Archives and Documentation Centre provides researchers from Montreal and elsewhere a wide array of resources on various aspects of Canadian life, culture and society, including material culture, anthropology, the history of art and photography, social history, etc.
- General research assistance;
- Consultation of the Museum's database, which comprises more then 280,000 items, 127,000 of which are digitized;
- Access to over 8,000 works and periodicals from the library;
- Access to over 2,000 works from the rare book collection;
- Access to other museological, archival and historical resources on the Internet;
- Access to more than 700 archival fonds and textual or photographic collections;
- Printing of information sheets on the artifacts and documents in the collection (minimal fee);
- Photographic reproductions of the artifacts and documents in the collection (fees available on demand).
The Archives and Documentation Centre of the McCord Museum is certified by Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec and is a partner in several archival organizations, including the Group of Archivists of the Region of Montreal (GARM), the Réseau des services d'archives du Québec (RAQ) and the Regroupement des services d'archives privées agréés du Québec (RSAPAQ).
The Centre is open to the public, by appointment only, Tuesdays to Thurdays, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (closed legal holidays).
514-398-7100, ext. 249