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Citing Construction and Architecture Sources

Historical blueprints

Reference list

TEMPLATE

Creator, C. (date of creation). Title or description of blueprint [blueprint]. Collection name/number (Fonds name/number, Series number, Box number, File number). Name of archive/library, Location of archive/library.

EXAMPLE

Smith, E. (1912, November 7). Grace Church on-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Road [blueprint]. Collection No. PT13-1589 (Fonds 200, Series 410, Box 140663, File 1589). City of Toronto Archives, Ontario.


Find info for 
citation

e.g. CITY OF TORONTO ARCHIVES

City of Toronto Archives Web page highlighting citation components

Pro Tips

⇒ APA treats blueprints like primary sources. Cite blueprints as you would archival materials.

⇒ If the location appears in the name of the archives/library, don't repeat it in the location info.