The DTA Starter's Guide offers some advice and suggestions for where to begin learning about trans history on this site.


We have historical materials in dozens of formats, which is a great way to browse our holdings.


Key terms and common topics highlight some of the major themes of the collection and offer a good start for browsing.


Our Race and Ethnicity research guide is a great way to begin learning about how to be an ally.

Discover By Location

Use this map to check out locations that our materials are about––a great way to explore the global reach of trans history.

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On this day in 1980: the Cleveland Plain Dealer published an article titled: "The Transvestite: Machinist is man by day, woman by night." Courtesy of Transas City. #transhistory #outdatedterms https://www.digitaltransgenderarchive.net/files/j3860707s
Our most tagged location? Provincetown, Massachusetts (thanks to Fantasia Fair). What would have been your guess? #transhistorythursday #locatingtranshistory #fantasiafair https://www.digitaltransgenderarchive.net/catalog?f%5Bsubject_geographic_ssim%5D%5B0%5D=Provincetown&view=list
Scene from the lab this morning––we're a well-loved Doc group this semester! #greatmindsthinkalike