Including an exact citation for archival material can be difficult to do but it is also all the more necessary given their unique nature. A significant portion of archival holdings are unique and there are simply no others to refer to anywhere else.
In general, the following elements need to be present in the citation to assure that the reader of your work will be able to precisely identify what is being cited and locate it in the future.
If you are having trouble citing archival material, ask the Archivist for help.
Patrick O'Neill fonds. "Saskatchewan Drama Festival." 2006-178/8-46. Mount Saint Vincent University Archives, Halifax, N.S.
Copies of archival material made for researchers are for private research and reference purposes only. If a researcher wishes to publish any archival material, they are responsible for determining copyright ownership and obtaining permission to publish the materials.