Yale History

  • From the Editor

    A maven of Yale history

    Judith Ann Schiff has plumbed the university’s archives for 53 years.

    Jul/Aug 2014
  • Light & Verity

    A century’s worth of colleges

    A map showing the order in which Yale’s residential colleges were built.

    Jul/Aug 2014
  • Old Yale

    Dual-career couple

    Between the world wars, life partners Martha May Eliot and Ethel Collins Dunham taught at Yale’s medical school—and were pioneers in pediatrics.

    Jul/Aug 2014
  • Web Extra

    List: 41 secret societies at Yale

    All the societies we know about, as of spring 2014.

    Jul/Aug 2014 | Ico comments 1 comment
  • Last Look

    Joining the clubs

    Meet Yale’s ceremonial maces.

    Jul/Aug 2014
  • Stills from <em>Reunion</em> by Richard Patterson ’64 and George McQuilkin ’64

    Light & Verity

    Reunion revisited

    A 1969 film captured a Yale reunion of the Mad Men era.

    May/Jun 2014