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Last Updated: Mar 27, 2017 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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This guide brings together all of the major architecture-related information resources available at Musagetes Architecture Library and beyond. 


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      Effie Patelos
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      Musagetes Architecture Library
      7 Melville Street South
      Cambridge ON N1S 2H4
      519-888-4567 ext. 27620
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