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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Loved the research from the DTA that you all shared on your podcast @MarshasPlate. Thanks for your amazing work! #transresearch #transcestors #blacktranshistory https://soundcloud.com/danella-xuc/89-queerglobal_presents-marshas-plate-live
On this day in 1792(!), La Chevalier D'Eon published a letter to the "Orator of the Human Race" discussing the politics of dress. #transtuesday #trancestors Held at the @AmAntiquarian https://www.digitaltransgenderarchive.net/files/v405s947j
During this back-to-school season, devote some time listening to the trans oral histories linked through our site where you can hear trans people discuss their experiences of school. There's still so much work to be done. https://www.digitaltransgenderarchive.net/files/sx61dm61x. #transinclusivity #transhistory