Finding (and Researching) Topics

This list includes both primary and secondary sources. Contact the Archives reference staff with any questions!  

HOLLIS searches!

Harvard Digital Collections

Harvard History: A Selected Bibliography

A Calendar of Harvard History (requires Harvard network connection): This database contains descriptions of people, events and activities from 1636 to the present. It is searchable by date and keyword.

Harvard and Radcliffe Annual Reports

Harvard and Radcliffe Online Historical Reference Shelf: This site contains annual reports of the presidents and treasurers of Harvard and Radcliffe, 1826–1995; narrative histories of both institutions;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

Harvard University Archives Online Resources

Colonial North America at Harvard Library

Harvard Crimson

Harvard University Archives Research Guides

The Tolman Index: This card index, now available online, provides exhaustive name and subject entries for most University records from 1636 through the 1870s.