Special Collections

Identificatie

Bestandsidentificatie

Geauthoriseerde naam

Special Collections

Parallelle vormen van de naam

Aandere naamsvormen

Soort

Contact

 

Alison Skyrme Eerste contactpersoon

Soort

adres

Adres

4th Floor, Ryerson University Library
350 Victoria Street

Locality

Toronto

Region

Ontario

Landnaam

Canada

Postcode

M5B 2K3

Telefoon

416-979-5000 ext. 4996

Fax

Aantekening

Beschrijving

Geschiedenis

Special Collections was established in 2005 to help support the learning and teaching needs and facilitate the scholarly, research and creative activities of the Ryerson community by acquiring and preserving photography, film and cultural history objects. We have a particular responsibility to help students and staff gain access to objects in niche subject areas and aid them in the interpretation of those objects.

Geografische en culturele context

Mandaat/bronnen van bevoegdheid

Organisatie structuur

Records management and collecting policies

Gebouwen

The Archives is located in the Ryerson University Library.

Bestanden

Special Collections holdings comprise archival materials, cultural artifacts and rare book collections. These include approximately 4,000 books on photography, 1,000 original audiovisual recordings documenting shipwrecks in Canadian waters such as the Titanic, Edmund Fitzgerald and H.M.S. Breadalbane, extensive photographic archives from Kodak Canada Inc. and Canadian Architect magazine. Collections of cultural artifacts or realia also form part of the archives and include historical photographic materials, Inuit sculpture and a significant collection of objects depicting former Soviet leader Vladimir Ilyich Lenin. Photographic technology collections include antique cameras and darkroom equipment.

Toegangen, gidsen en publicaties

Toegang

Openingstijden

Special Collections is open from Monday to Friday from 9:00am to 5:00 pm.

Raadpleegvoorwaarden en -eisen

Toegankelijkheid

dienstverlening

onderzoeksdienstverlening

The Special Collections staff is here to facilitate research and access to collections for the broader Ryerson community. Researchers are strongly encouraged to phone or email in advance of their first visit to schedule an appointment. When making an appointment, please include the reference number of the item, or collection or call number of the books you would like to consult. Books and periodicals can be searched in advance of your visit through the Ryerson Library catalogue: library.ryerson.ca . Material from the catalogue located in Special Collections is indicated in the ‘Location’ field in the record. All other material can be searched A&SC database: atom.rula.info.

Special Collections cannot conduct research for patrons. We’re happy to help you locate and access records; navigate our database, catalogue, and paper-based finding aids; digitize material for educational use; access existing digitized material; and refer you to other collections items that are related to your topic. We can’t do things like conduct preliminary searches; research, locate, and digitize the results of subject-based search requests sent in remotely; read through large files in search of items relevant to your research; or clear image reproduction rights with third-party permissions holders.

reproduktiedienstverlening

There is a photocopier and a scanner onsite for making reproductions of approved materials.

Publiekruimten

Beheer

Identificatie van de beschrijving

Identificatiecode van de instelling

Toegepaste regels en/of conventies

Status

Finale

Niveau van detaillering

Datering van aanmaak, herziening of verwijdering

Taal (talen)

Schrift(en)

Bronnen

Onderhoudsaantekeningen

Trefwoorden

Access Points

  • Clipboard

Eerste contactpersoon

4th Floor, Ryerson University Library 350 Victoria Street
Toronto, Ontario
CA M5B 2K3