Yale Manuscripts & Archives



Yale University Libraries


Contains the Tasical Sex and Leather Collection, the Good Vibrations Collection, a Queer Zine collection, the Pysique collection, the Penelope Homosexual Language Study, the Homophobia collection, as well as the papers of many individuals. The Yale University Libraries contain a collection of nearly 15 million print and electronic volumes that are housed in 15 libraries, including Sterling Memorial, Beinecke, and Bass libraries, the Center for Science and Social Science Information (CSSSI), as well as many other school and departmental libraries. Our collections range from ancient papyri and early printed books to digital collections and electronic databases; and they transcend a wide array of formats including text, photographs, video, audio, data, maps, and ephemera. The library includes over 10 special collections units, two of which, Beinecke and Manuscripts and Archives have significant holdings documenting lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender history.

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Brian M. Watson;Bill Koester



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