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Terms Governing the Reproduction and Use of Material from the Collection of Library and Archives Canada

Reproduction and Use

Library and Archives Canada (LAC) will provide paper and digital reproductions of material from its collection in accordance with the following obligations: legislative, contractual and institutional. Please see Conditions for Access to and Use of Documents.

For material still subject to obligations, users warrant that they will respect those obligations and not use LAC collections in a manner that would infringe the rights of others. Liability that may arise in the use of a copy is assumed in full by the user. LAC accepts no responsibility for unauthorized use of collection material by users.


To ensure proper citation and to facilitate relocation of an item, the source of the material and its reference number should always accompany the copy. For more information, see How to Cite Archival Sources.


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