Finding Aids for Special Collections

Finding aids, or guides, are helpful in locating primary material. Please note that not all finding aids are online at this time. Paper checklists are available at the Jordan Library.

Most of the material in Special Collections are recorded in QCAT, Queen's Library Catalogue. Some tips for locating special collections material:

  • Setting the search limits to "Jordan Special Collections" location will narrow a search effectively in some cases.
    Note: This limit can only be used in combination with "Title" or "Keyword" searches.
  • Sorting search results by Publication Date will bring the oldest materials to the top.

Supplementary Checklists

Checklists and bibliographies are available, in Special Collections, for the following uncatalogued or partially-catalogued collections:

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