Finding (and Researching) Topics
This list includes both primary and secondary sources. Contact the Archives reference staff with any questions!
A Calendar of Harvard History: This database contains descriptions of people, events and activities from 1636 to the present. It is searchable by date and keyword.
Harvard and Radcliffe Online Historical Reference Shelf: This site contains annual reports of the presidents and treasurers of Harvard and Radcliffe, 1826–1995; narrative histories of both institutions;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
The Tolman Index: This card index, now available online, provides exhaustive name and subject entries for most University records from 1636 through the 1870s.