Use the following template to cite a archive material using the Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition) citation style. For help with other source types, like books, PDFs, or websites, check out our other guides. To have your reference list or bibliography automatically made for you, try our free citation generator.

Notes-Bibliography Format

Reference list

Place this part in your bibliography or reference list at the end of your assignment.

Template:

Author Surname, Author Forename. 'Title'. Format. City, Year Published. Collection Name. Available Via.

Example:

'My Head'. Thinking, 2014.

In-text citation

Place this part right after the quote or reference to the source in your assignment.

Template

Author Forename Author Surname, 'Title', Format (City, Year Published), Collection Name, Available Via.

Example

I used my head for this one 'My Head', Thinking, (2014).

Author-Date Format

Reference list

Place this part in your bibliography or reference list at the end of your assignment.

Template:

Author Surname, Author Forename. Year Published. 'Title'. Format. City. Collection Name. Available Via.

Example:

'General Allotment Act Or Dawes Act'. 1887. Statutes at Large 24.

In-text citation

Place this part right after the quote or reference to the source in your assignment.

Template

(Author Surname Year Published)

Example

An Act to Provide for the Allotment of Lands in Severalty to Indians on the Various Reservations, ('General Allotment Act Or Dawes Act' 1887)

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