of the Yale Divinity Library's manuscript and archival holdings are
shelved at the off-campus Library Shelving Facility.
Please complete and submit this form at least two business days before
you wish to view the materials.
Application for permission to examine manuscript material:
I hereby request permission to examine manuscript material in the Yale
Divinity School Library. If permission is granted, I agree to comply
with the Library's security policies and terms governing use of such
read and agree to the terms
governing use of manuscript and archival material at the Yale Divinity
Scope and purpose of your research:
this is the first request form you have submitted since July
1, 2014, please provide the following information:
Permanent home address and phone number:
and academic status:
Yale - please indicate your status: Undergraduate
- please indicate your institutional affiliation or other status:
Your application for permission to examine manuscript material will
be examined by the Divinity Library Special Collections staff. Should
there be any reason to deny permission, you will be notified; otherwise
you can assume that the material will be made available as requested.
Box request form:
use the online finding aids to identify the material you would like to
examine and enter the following information in order to have it retrieved
to the Yale Divinity Library Special Collections Reading Room.
If you want material from more than two record groups, please submit additional
forms. Please note that we do not want to know folder numbers; only whole
boxes are retrieved. If you have any question about the relevance of the
material you are requesting for your area of research, please contact
Martha Smalley, Divinity
Library Special Collections Librarian.
total of ten boxes can be in use by a researcher at any one time.
will be held in the Divinity Library Special Collections Reading Room
for three days following this date.
Please call 203 432-5301 or email Joan
Duffy if you are unable to come use the material within that time
to YDSL Guide to Manuscript and Archival Collections: Personal
Papers or Archival Collections.