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American Religious History: Getting Started

An overview of resources available on American religious history at Yale Library.


This section introduces reference works, journals, and databases for American religious history. Use the drop-down menu for further information on select sources and tools.

Finding Reference and Research Material in Yale Divinity Library

One room in Yale Divinity Library is devoted to reference materials for American religious history (and other) studies. 

Trowbridge Reading Room: Located on the second (upper) floor. Trowbridge holds reference books for all studies, including American religious history. Librarians have chosen for this room select dictionaries, encyclopedias, handbooks, and other books that they have found especially helpful for students.

It's a one-stop shop. Scan these shelves to find choice reference materials quickly.