Yale History

  • Milestones

    Gaddis Smith's world view

    A historian's life spent at Yale, looking outward.

    Mar/Apr 2023
  • Old Yale

    The first American bishop

    Samuel Seabury wasn't just Alexander Hamilton's punching bag.

    Mar/Apr 2023
  • features

    History, found.

    Richard Henry Greene was the first Black graduate of Yale College. Now, we can see him.

    Mar/Apr 2023 | Ico comments 8 comments
  • features

    Greek drama

    The travels of Yale's Athena, including tragedy, comedy, heads, and noses.

    Jan/Feb 2023 | Ico comments 3 comments
  • Light & Verity


    A fresh face on the walls at the med school.

    Sep/Oct 2022
  • features

    Remembering Judith Schiff

    Our "Old Yale" columnist, who died in July, was an expert at finding and divining the stories of Yale and New Haven.

    Sep/Oct 2022 | Ico comments 1 comment