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Auction House Sales Catalogues at the Royal Ontario Museum's Library and Archives

A guide highlighting the Auction House Sales Catalogues held at the Royal Ontario Museum's Library and Archives.

Accessing the Auction House Sales Catalogues

There are three ways of accessing the ROM Library and Archives collection of auction house sales

catalogues.

 

    ​1. For catalogues from the last five yearsIn person, by visiting the ROM's Richard

    Wernham and Julia West Library or the Bishop White Committee Library of East Asia.

 

Click here for instructions on how to access auction house sales catalogues located at the Richard Wernham and

Julia West Library and the Bishop White Committee Library of East Asia.

 

       2. For catalogues older than five years: Online, by requesting a particular

       catalogue​ or issue from UTL Downsview, through the University of Toronto

       Libraries (UTL) onlincatalogue;

 

Click here for instructions on how to access auction house sales catalogues located at UTL Downsview.

 

NOTE: Access to SCIPIO is presently suspended until further notice. We apologize for the inconvenience. 

 3. For any catalogue: Online, by researching records in SCIPIO, the Online

   Computer Library Center (OCLC) database for art and rare book sales and

   auction catalogues.

 

Click here for instructions on how to access auction house sales catalogues located in OCLC'sSCIPIO.

NOTE: Access to SCIPIO is presently suspended until further notice. We apologize for the inconvenience.