The Kinsey Institute houses extensive archival collections, including the papers of Dr. Alfred Kinsey, the records of the Institute and materials of other research scholars and instititutes. Information on accessing the collections is available in our guide to Using the Library.
The division by topics below is meant to make it easier for you to find what you are looking for. If you have any questions, we encourage you to contact User Services for the Archival Collections. You can also download the Archive Collection Brochure.
The Library houses many materials related to The Kinsey Institute and its history. In addition, correspondence files from the Alfred Kinsey era are available for limited use by scholars. Researchers may also access Kinsey Institute data and codebooks.
Sex Researchers' Collections
Sex Educators' & Sex Organizations' Collections
Homosexuality, Polyamory, Transgender, Asia Sexuality & Erotica Collections
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Note: This list is in process and does not represent the complete archival holdings at Kinsey. Many important collections are being processed and catalogued, and will be added to this list when processing is completed.
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