Yale University Library name/title card catalog
Scope and Contents
The materials consist of the Yale University Library name/title catalog cards, which were retrospectively converted to electronic format.
- Circa 1860-1979
Language of Materials
The materials are primarily in English, however many other languages are also represented.
Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.
Existence and Location of Copies
The entire name/title catalog is available via ORBIS, the Yale University Library online public access catalog (OPAC).
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright for materials authored or otherwise produced as official business of Yale University is retained by Yale University. Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Transferred from the Yale University Library, 2012.
The materials are arranged alphabetically by name and title.
4453.5 Linear Feet (8907 boxes)
Forms part of Yale Record Group 32-C (YRG 32-C), Records of Yale University Library departments and offices.
Cards were previously housed in the nave of the Sterling Memorial Library and rehoused from the card catalog cabinets to card file boxes. The first card in each box is listed. Filing errors from the original sequence were not corrected. Minor, non-critical inconsistencies may exist in the particular manner in which cards are described.
- Guide to the Yale University Library Name/Title Card Catalog
- Under Revision
- compiled by staff of Manuscripts and Archives
- September 2012
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository
Yale University Library
P.O. Box 208240
New Haven CT 06520-8240 US
(203) 432-7441 (Fax)
Sterling Memorial Library
120 High Street
New Haven, CT 06511