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Special Collections Reference Citations

This guide lists citations for archival materials in different formats. Formats listed include APA, MLA, and Chicago Style.


This research guide provides examples of reference citations for archival materials. The most common styles include:

  • American Psychological Association (APA)
  • Chicago Manual of Style
  • Modern Language Association (MLA)

The guide provides examples of citations of unpublished manuscripts, letters, photographs, and oral histories in each of these three styles. Citations include reference lists and in-text citations.

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