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Department of the History of Art, Yale University, records

Call Number: RU 796
Scope and Contents

The records consist of department meeting minutes; student handbooks; course evaluations; notes on the Frick symposium; critiques of the graduate program; and correspondence, memoranda and notes of Henri Focillon and Everett V. Meeks regarding the establishment of the Yale Department of the History of Art. The records also contain the Annals of the Department of History of Art (1950-1991). The annals, a rich source of historical data, include lists and statistics on faculty, students, fellowships, prizes and courses.

Conditions Governing Access

Access to the records is partially restricted. See Collection Contents for details.

Original born digital files, as well as preservation masters, may not be accessed due to their fragility. Researchers must consult use copies, or if none exist request that they be made. Born digital files cannot be accessed remotely. System requirements include a Manuscripts and Archives computer and file viewing software.

Some records in this finding aid have been redacted, as they include student names, donor names, and other restricted data. These records will not appear in the published finding aid.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The records were transferred from the Department of the History of Art, 1992, 2008.


The records are arranged by accession.

20.5 Linear Feet (19 boxes )
1326 Megabytes
Related Names
Yale University. Department of the History of Art
Language of Materials