Andrew Garrett, Early Naturalist of Polynesia
This exhibit showcases a selection of Andrew Garrett's (1823-1887) drawings and manuscript specimen sheets of Pacific Ocean region mollusks, fish, corals, echinoderms …
Glimpse U.S. history through Harvard's collection of political buttons featuring candidate campaigns, political demonstrations, and social movements.
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.
Baker Library’s collection of over 700 pieces of paper money ranging in date from 1709 to 1878.
The beauty of botany and the importance of scientific accuracy come together at the Harvard University Herbaria.
Chinese Rare Books
With over 9,600 items, Harvard-Yenching's rare book collection is one of the largest of its kind in the Western world.
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 …
This online collection offers important historical perspectives on the science and public policy of epidemiology today and contributes to the understanding of the …
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.
France in the Americas
A collection documenting the French presence in the Americas from the early 16th century through the 19th century.
Immigration to the United States, 1789-1930
Documenting voluntary immigration to the United States from the signing of the Constitution to the start of the Great Depression.
Islamic Heritage Project
A digital collection of Islamic manuscripts, published texts, and maps from across Harvard's libraries and museums.
Jacques Burkhardt Scientific Drawings
Illustrations of fishes and miscellaneous vertebrates and invertebrates drawn by Louis Agassiz’s personal artist, Jacques Burkhardt.
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, …
Milman Parry Collection of Oral Literature
A unique repository of Balkan oral traditions.
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 …
Women Working, 1800-1930
An exploration of women's impact on the economic life of the United States between 1800 and the Great Depression.
CURIOSity Demo Site
Demonstration website for members of Harvard Library using the CURIOSity service to showcase CURIOSity features.
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.