Citations

Citing Materials in the Mansfield Library Archives and Special Collections

For published materials in Archives and Special Collections, including books, pamphlets, newspapers and other periodicals, you can follow typical citation rules in whatever style is required for an assignment, generally Chicago Manual of Style, MLA, or APA.

The following citation examples for unpublished content are per the Chicago Manual of Style, 16th edition online. (14:219-14:241). Please see your preferred citation style guide for variations on the examples below and for other types of content.

Archival or manuscript collection – footnote / endnote
Description of document, date of document, box and folder where document is located, collection document is part of, repository name, repository location.

Telegram from Clifton Merritt to Sally Ranney, 10 January 1976, Box 5, Folder 4, Clifton R. Merritt Papers, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana.

Archival or manuscript collection – bibliography
Merritt, Clifton R. Papers. Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana.

String Orchestra of the Rockies. Records. Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana.

Oral History – footnote / endnote
Name of interviewee, name of interviewer, date of interview, collection interview is part of, whether a transcript is available, repository name, repository location.

Adelaide Douglas, interview by Mary Murphy, 11 November 1958, Montana Women's Oral History Project, OH 49-10, transcript, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana.

Photograph – footnote / endnote
Image number (if relevant), description or title of image, date of image if known, collection image is part of, repository name, repository location.

Image 74.0044, Rattlesnake Creek, John Pearson Photographs, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana.

Thesis and Dissertation – footnote / endnote
Benjamin D. Deeble, "Conservation of Columbian Sharp-tailed Grouse, with Special Emphasis on the Upper Blackfoot Valley, Montana," (master’s thesis, University of Montana, 1996), 20-21.
 

 

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