Manuscripts and Archives has developed the following subject guides to assist you in your research:
Major collections in Manuscripts and Archives that provide primary resource materials on the study of China.
The Contemporary Medical Care and Health Policy Collection Subject Guide is an annotated list of personal papers and organization records in Manuscripts and Archives which document the development, evolution, and politics of health care and health policy in the United States during the twentieth century.
Documentation on art, architecture, and drama in Manuscripts and Archives includes sources related both to the teaching and practice of those fields at Yale and more general sources about their existence in the wider world.
The House Papers, augmented by those of his colleagues, constitute one of the major collections of archival resources on the Wilsonian era and the formation of the League of Nations. Collected by Yale history professor and president Charles Seymour from the 1920s through the 1960s, the most significant manuscript in this vast archive is the Diary of Colonel House. Widely regarded as the primary key to the knowledge and understanding of Woodrow Wilson and his time, the Diary (1912-26) with House's Reminiscences and Memories is now available in a microfilm publication of four reels, accompanied by a printed guide, 64p.
An annotated list of personal papers and organization records in Manuscripts and Archives related to gender, sexuality, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender lives and culture. The guide, though not comprehensive, lists the most substantive sources.
A source for basic information, introducing the history and traditions of Yale and answering many of the most frequently asked questions about the university.
This guide provides a brief historical background to the Yale Swim Team, and links to digitized materials from a variety of University Archives collections relating to swimming at Yale.