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HS 98 Resources

Physical Archives

Harvard Archival Collections

Harvard University Archives

Harvard Special Collections

Houghton Library — The primary repository for Harvard’s rarest books. A particularly great resource for early modern research.

Cambridge and Somerville Archives

MIT Institute Archives and Special Collections

Tufts University Manuscript Collections

Other Boston Area Archives

Healey Library at UMass-Boston (OPEN BY APPOINTMENT ONLY)

Holds documents about female asylum inmates, Boston-area hospitals, other public health initiatives

City of Boston Archives

Holds documents about the work of the City of Boston Public Health Commission

National Archives at Boston (Waltham, MA)

Holds documents about:

  • World War II era research projects at Harvard University (Harvard Radio Labs) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT Rad Lab)
  • Arms manufacturing and research at the Watertown Arsenal and the Springfield Armory

Online Archives
PLEASE NOTE: ONLINE SOURCES ARE NOT PERMISSIBLE “ARCHIVES” FOR RESEARCH KICKSTARTER TASK 2.1

Early English Books Online

History of Science in Latin America and the Caribbean (Visual Archive)

Darwin Correspondence Project

Science in the Nineteenth-Century Periodical

ProQuest Congressional

Contagion: Historical Views of Diseases and Epidemics

Images from the History of Medicine

National Library of Medicine Digital Collections

UC-San Diego Guide to Online Primary Sources in the Sciences

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