|INFORMATION FOR RESEARCHERS
USE OF THE YALE UNIVERSITY ARCHIVES
With the exception of materials issued
to a University-wide audience, access to university records is restricted
for a minimum of thirty-five years from the date the records were
created.* Such restrictions are established
Policy on access to restricted
The following conditions govern which university
offices and staff have or can grant permission to
access restricted records that have been transferred
to the University Archives:
1. The office that created the records retains the
right to access those records as needed. It is the
responsibility of the head of the office to designate
office staff members who have access to the restricted
2. Any Yale staff, including university officers (except for the
offices of the president and general counsel), who wish to access
restricted records of an office other than their own must secure
permission from the university secretary or designate.
3. All other individuals who wish access to restricted records
must secure permission from the university secretary or designate.
How to request access.