The following links provide access to digital historical content from the collections of the Harvard University Archives and other sources at the University.
Collections digitized by the Archives include the papers of early presidents, library charging records, some University publications, and images.
This site contains annual reports of the presidents and treasurers of Harvard and Radcliffe, 1826–1995; narrative histories of both institutions; statistics about both institutions; founding documents pertaining to Harvard; and links to archives of Harvard periodicals.
A Calendar of Harvard History (requires Harvard network connection)
This database contains descriptions of people, events and activities from 1636 to the present. It is searchable by date and keyword.
This page contains a transcription of the Charter of 1650, as well as a link to a zoom view of the digitized image.
This index, compiled by Bertha Illsley Tolman, provides exhaustive name and subject entries for most University records from 1636 through the 1870s. (Records of the Treasurer are not included.) Each entry cites the precise location of a name or subject in the records (year/volume/page).
The Open Collections Program provides online access to virtual collections of thematically linked material selected from numerous Harvard repositories. Selected documents and images from the Harvard University Archives are included in the following OCP projects: