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W.D. Jordan Rare Books and Special Collectionsin-person Doors Open Kingston

  • In-person
  • Guided tours available
  • Parking
  • Partial wheelchair access
  • Self-guided tours available
  • Washrooms
W.D. Jordan Rare Books and Special Collections

The W.D. Jordan Rare Books and Special Collections operates as a research and teaching resource for students, faculty and the larger community. They preserve and provide access to rare books, maps, posters and the Edith and Lorne Pierce Canadiana Collection. Collections cover subjects including, astronomy, natural history, classics, modern languages, literature, politics and history.

Contact info

93 University Avenue (Queen's University, Douglas Library)
Kingston, Ontario



Year built: 1923
Building type:Library
Architect: Delano Dexter Calvin and Richard K. Shepard

Dates/hours open

Jun 16, 10:00am - Jun 16, 04:00pm

Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.