This course guide is for Research in Environmental History (AMST 383, ENV 749, HIST 749, HSHM 753), taught be Professor Paul Sabin during Spring term 2024.
We'll be meeting in the Beinecke Library during the Tuesday, January 30th, class session. In preparation for that class session, please complete the following before the end of the day on Tuesday, January 23rd:
1. Using the Archives at Yale database or the Orbis library catalog (or a combination of both, see the "Finding Archives at Yale and Beyond" tab for more information on using these discovery tools), FIND AND REQUEST at least 1 box from 2 different archival collections that you're interested in exploring during the class session on January 30th. You can request up to 3 boxes total for exploration in that class session.
2. Send an email to Bill Landis (email@example.com) letting him know the 2 or 3 boxes you've requested for the January 30th class session at Beinecke Library.
During the class session on Tuesday, January 30th, think about the following questions as you explore materials in the boxes you're requested. Be prepared to share with your colleagues your thoughts about the collection materials you looked at.
The following Yale librarians may be helpful as you embark on your research projects for this course. Feel free to contact us!
Contact information for other Yale Library subject specialists can be found here.