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History of Art and Architecture Resources

Special Collections

Note that the collections below do not necessarily contain all art related material in the Hay. Please consult your librarian or a curator for more information.

Note about Primary Source Databases

The databases below contain a great deal of digitized historical information in many formats. Not everything will be art-related, but there is some material in all of them that may be of interest to students of the history of art and architecture. Most also include image collections.

Primary Source Databases: Advertising and Business

Primary Source Databases: American History

Primary Source Databases: Asia

Primary Source Databases: British History

Primary Source Databases: Gender Studies

Primary Source Databases: Popular Culture

Primary Source Databases: World History