Citing Archival Material

Following is the standard format for citing material from the College of DuPage Archive:

Glen Ellyn, Illinois, College of DuPage Archive, (item) , (date) , (record group) .

Example 1:
Glen Ellyn, Illinois, College of DuPage Archive, Registration Survey, Winter Quarter, 1977, Record Group H/3.

Example 2:
Glen Ellyn, Illinois, College of DuPage Archive, The Courier, vol. 6, no. 8, 16 Nov. 1972, Record Group M/7.1.

Example 3:
Glen Ellyn, Illinois, College of DuPage Archive, memo regarding summer move to building A, 17 April 1973, Record Group E/2.

Alternatively, if a specific citation style is required, the specific archival identifier can be appended:

Genre-appropriate citation. Box number, Folder number. Unique identifier and collection name. Archives name, Institutional affiliation, Location. Date accessed.

Example 4:
Voelz, Doris. Symposium on Career and Employment Opportunities for Women. 13 September 1973. Record Group I/3.8. College of DuPage Archive, College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL. 1 April 2015.

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