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Caribbean Resources & Collections at the Yale University Library: Primary Sources

A guide to collections that support research in the study of the Atlantic world, Caribbean, and related transnational studies.

Primary Source Material

Archives at Yale

This database consists of finding aids for archival and manuscript materials at Yale University.

Primary Sources

When searching in Orbis and QuickSearch to find primary sources, use these keywords with your searches to find primary sources.

  • Sources
  • Archives
  • Diaries
  • Personal narratives
  • Correspondence
  • Interviews
  • Speeches
  • Quotations
  • Collections
  • Pictorial Works
  • Statistics
  • Caricatures and cartoons
  • Early works to 1800
  • Facsimiles
  • Pamphlets
  • Newspapers
  • Photographs
  • Songs and music
  • Treaties