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Yale History

  • Old Yale

    A tale of two bulldogs

    Handsome Dan wasn’t Yale’s first bulldog mascot. But he earned his place as its most famous.

    Nov/Dec 2014
  • Old Yale

    The first Yale Club

    150 years ago, Cincinnati Yalies decided to meet more often.

    Sep/Oct 2014
  • features

    A hundred years in the round

    The Yale Bowl, dedicated in 1914, is a monument to Yale’s football history.

    Sep/Oct 2014
  • 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