Welcome to the Harvard/Radcliffe Online Historical Reference Shelf, a joint project of the Harvard University Archives and the Schlesinger LIbrary. This site provides access to frequently-consulted sources on the history of Harvard and Radcliffe including annual reports of the presidents and treasurers of Harvard and Radcliffe, 1826–1995; narrative histories of both institutions; statistics about both institutions; founding documents pertaining to Harvard; and links to archives of Harvard periodicals.

Most of these materials are owned, held, or licensed by the President and Fellows of Harvard College. They are being provided solely for the purpose of teaching or individual research. Any other use, including commercial reuse, posting on other systems, or other forms of redistribution requires permission.

For more information or help in using the sources listed, please contact the Harvard University Archives or the Schlesinger Library.