The South Sea Bubble, 1720
Explore the rich resources of Baker Library, which holds one of the most extensive collections in the world relating to the first international stock market crash.
Harrison D. Horblit Collection of Early Photography
Discover the history and science of early photography through a collection of photographs and other materials.
Artemas Ward House and Its Collections
The first commander-in-chief of the Patriot forces.
The beauty of botany and the importance of scientific accuracy come together at the Harvard University Herbaria.
Chinese Rubbings Collection
The Fine Arts Library and Harvard-Yenching Library holds rubbings of objects that date from the Qin Dynasty to the Ming Dynasty.
City Maps and Urban Environments
Cities and city maps have changed dramatically over the last 500 years. Explore maps of urban design and urban planning for cities around the world from the 16th …
Daguerreotypes at Harvard
Introduced by Louis Jacques Mandé Daguerre in 1839, the daguerreotype was the first publicly announced photographic process. This digital collection provides access to …
Digital Scores and Libretti
Loeb Music Library's digital collection of scores and libretti, selected for their rare or unique natures and their popularity as objects of research and teaching.
English Crime and Execution Broadsides
This collection of nearly 600 broadsides highlights crime and capital punishment, primarily in England, as seen through the popular press in the 18th and 19th century.
Expeditions and Discoveries
This collection includes a variety of materials from selected expeditions between 1626 and 1953.
France in the Americas
A collection documenting the French presence in the Americas from the early 16th century through the 19th century.
Iranian Oral History Project
A unique resource for the study of modern Iranian history.
Islamic Heritage Project
A digital collection of Islamic manuscripts, published texts, and maps from across Harvard's libraries and museums.
Latin American Pamphlet Digital Collection
Scarce and unique pamphlets, primarily from Chile, Cuba, Bolivia and Mexico, published during the 19th and early 20th centuries.
Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts
Houghton Library's collection of medieval and Renaissance manuscripts represents a significant resource for the study of the literature, art, history, music, …
Exploring the intellectual, cultural, and political history of reading as reflected in the historical holdings of the Harvard's libraries.
Thousands of the Harvard Map Collection's maps and atlases from around the world are available online in hi-res.
Studies in Scarlet
Drawn from the Harvard Law School Library’s extensive trial collections, Studies in Scarlet features over 420 trial narratives involving the crimes and passions of both …
The William Ellery Channing Collection
Discover the work of the American theologian, author, Unitarian minister, and Harvard graduate.
Women Working, 1800-1930
An exploration of women's impact on the economic life of the United States between 1800 and the Great Depression.
Archived Harvard University Online Course Catalogs (A-Cats) - Calendars
This database lists the academic calendars for Harvard schools from Fall 2005 forward.
Archived Harvard University Online Course Catalogs (A-Cats) - Faculty
This database lists faculty who taught courses from Fall 2005 forward. It is not a comprehensive list of all faculty at Harvard.