Primary Sources: Citing Archival Materials
JKM Library's guide for finding primary soures
Citing Archival Collections
As with all citation, the aim of a citation to an archival source is to direct future researchers to the source of information. Proper citation of sources found in archival collections is particularly critical, as these types of unique resources are likely to be found in only one collection and at one specific repository.
In general, all citations for archival materials should have the following information:
Subsequent footnotes need only identify the item, date, location, and collection name.