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Citing Resources from Special Collections and Archives

Suggested citations for unique items in Special Collections & Archives

Citing Unpublished Manuscripts, Photos and Oral Histories


For each item you cite within a collection, your notes should include 

  • Author or creator (when known)
  • Item title [and/or description]
  • Date created (when known)
  • Collection name, including collection reference number (see finding aid or metadata). Some collections have series names within the collection. 
  • Location: box or folder number 
  • Source: Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
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