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- Archival Film Flashes Back to 70s Student Life
- Manuscript Traces SFU's Architectural History
- Early University News Publications Now Digitally Available
- Digitized Programs Commemorate SFU’s Opening & Installation Ceremonies
- Archives Celebrates Fall Convocation with Release of Digitized Programs
- Films Capture Visual History and Sentiment of Time Gone By
- Lost and Found: Simon Fraser Letters
- Oral History Provides Glimpse into Mind of SFU’s First Chancellor Gordon Shrum
- Early SFU Photos Tell a Story That Frames Our World
- Aerial Photos Capture Campus Landscape & Photographer’s Legacy
- You have what...?!! and other interesting things you didn't know about the SFU Archives
- Charting the course of history: documenting SFU's early days from the student perspective (Part 1)
- Charting the course of history: documenting SFU's early days from the student perspective (Part 2)
- Helping others find their history in the future: Preserving the records of the Students of Caribbean and African Ancestry at SFU
- Preserving the sparks of global revolution in the Adbusters Media Foundation fonds
- Reflections of a co-op student
- Debunking popular myths and conspiracies with the Barry Beyerstein fonds
- In "The Beginning...": First student film returns to SFU
- "Got any pictures of Terry Fox?"
- My summer in the archives: a co-op placement retrospective
- Seeing the world through Arthur Erickson's eyes
- Beer (records) in the Archives!
- Quartet in the Quadrangle: PSQ Records Come to SFU
- Navigating silences and filling gaps: finding Black stories in the Archives
Mission, vision and values
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.
We continously strive to provide quality services for our community.
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.