Yale History

  • Old Yale

    A voice against slavery

    A Yale alum who helped lead the abolitionist movement and free the Amistad captives.

    Jan/Feb 2022
  • features

    The man who believed too much

    One hundred years ago, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle lectured at Yale—not about Sherlock Holmes, but about talking to the dead.

    Jan/Feb 2022 | Ico comments 7 comments
  • Photograph © Toad’s Place / Brian Phelps


    The night the Stones played Toad's

    If you paid three bucks to hear a local band on August 12, 1989, you're among the lucky few who got a big surprise.

    Nov/Dec 2021
  • Old Yale

    Hero's welcome

    A hundred years ago, Yale honored World War I commander Ferdinand Foch.

    Nov/Dec 2021
  • Light & Verity

    Hometown hero

    A mural honors physicist Edward Bouchet.

    Nov/Dec 2021
  • features

    Wish you were here

    Antique postcards reveal views of a Yale most of us never saw.

    Sep/Oct 2021 | Ico comments 9 comments