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We manage and preserve recorded information for use by university staff, faculty, students, visiting researchers, and members of the general public. Our work supports an understanding of the past, present, and future while balancing the roles, rights, and responsibilities of all those affected by the recorded information in our care.

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  • June 05, 2015

    Film aficionados will be interested to know that SFU Archives houses approximately 1200 reels of 8, 16, and 35 mm films. This is Simon Fraser University is one film in that treasure trove. The original film was produced by the SFU Resources Office in 1971 on acetate-based, 16 mm color film with a magnetic sound track.

  • July 03, 2015

    With the launch of SFU AtoM, the Archives is now making available "The Design for Simon Fraser University and the Problems Accompanying Excellence," an unpublished manuscript by Gene Waddell. Access a digitized copy today, and trace SFU's architectural history!

  • August 03, 2015

    SFU Archives has digitized the early SFU News Letter / News Bulletin and SF Week from 1966-67. With support from the University, the Archives has now made these publications more widely accessible in SFU AtoM.

  • September 07, 2015

    Digitized versions of the original program books from SFU’s Opening and Installation Ceremonies, are now accessible online. To learn more about these and other events during the early years of SFU's history, visit SFU AtoM and look for the answers in the Archives.

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