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HIST 090 The History of Sport: Welcome

This course guide is intended to assist students in their term paper assignment for the course The History of Sport (HIST 090), taught by Professor Angela Gleason during Spring 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 - james.kessenides@yale.edu
  • Bill Landis: Associate Director for Public Services, Manuscripts and Archives, Sterling Memorial Library - bill.landis@yale.edu 
  • Mike Lotstein: University Archivist, Manuscripts and Archives, Sterling Memorial Library - michael.lotstein@yale.edu 

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: