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HIST S431 Yale Summer History Lab: Welcome


This course guide is intended to assist students in their work for the course Yale Summer History Lab (HIST S431), taught by Professor Kate Antonova during Summer term 2022 at Yale University. The selection of resources included in this guide is not intended to be comprehensive.

Library Contacts

Students in this course should feel free to contact any of the following librarians as a starting point for research assistance with their projects for this course.

  • James Kessenides: Kaplanoff Librarian for American History -
  • Bill Landis: Education Program Director, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library - 
  • Mike Lotstein: University Archivist, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library - 
  • Jeanne Lowrey: Associate University Archivist, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library -

Yale Library Search Tools

The main search tools for finding books, articles, databases, archival collections, and more at Yale (and beyond) can all be found on the "Find, Request, and Use" page of the library's website. Here are a few quick refreshers, but be sure to visit the page for a full overview: