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HIST/WGS 120b: Queer History in the United States

Digital archives with primary sources about queer history in the U.S.

Featured Primary Source Databases

Brandeis Library subscribes to many databases of digital primary source materials-- letters, memos, photographs, images, documents, and more. Go to A-Z Databases to access our full list of our primary source databases. 

Queer Archives & Digital Collections

There are many queer community archives, as well as archives at major institutions such as universities, that have posted digitized primary source materials in freely-accessible online exhibits or searchable databases.  Here are a few.

Finding Archives (Digital and Physical)

In addition to searching the web for queer archives, try some search engines designed specifically to help you find materials housed in institutional archives.

Secondary and Scholarly Sources