For additional examples, please visit this Citing Archival Sources page on our website. In addition to this guide, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with any citation questions you may have. The Library also has a Citing Sources Guide, available here.
The following examples demonstrate the correct format for citations for archival materials:
Faculty Committee on Alcohol. Memorandum. 1 December 1965. RG 3/1.2.055. Faculty Committee on Alcohol Records. Davidson College Archives, Davidson, NC.
Hamilton, T.H. Letter to John W. Hamilton. 29 January 1839. DC0116s. Thomas Hamilton Letters. Davidson College Archives, Davidson College, NC.
Photograph of students in front of Rusk House. Photograph Collection, number 27-0031. Davidson College Archives, Davidson College, NC.
Johnston, Frontis. Interview by John Scherer. 10 February 1989.”Vietnam War at Davidson College”. Audiotape Collection, number 59. Davidson College Archives, Davidson College, NC.
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