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    See the collection of talks by ACLS President Pauline Yu. 

  • Bulletin

    The first ACLS Bulletin appeared in October 1920, one year after the organization's founding.

  • darwin

    The Darwin Correspondence Project was founded by the late Frederick H. Burkhardt, president emeritus of ACLS. 

Historical Documents



Report of the President, 1986-1997 by Stanley N. Katz. ACLS Occasional Paper No. 38. 1997. HTML.

John H. D'Arms: His Achievements, Our Future Course by Nancy Cantor, W. Robert Connor, Barbara DeConcini, Patricia Nelson Limerick, and Neil Rudenstine. ACLS Occasional Paper No. 53. 2003.  HTML.

On the National Endowment for the Humanities

On Humanities Scholarship


ACLS Archives

The ACLS Archives are held in the Manuscripts Division of the Library of Congress and open to researchers. A finding aid for the collection is available at bit.ly/acls_loc_archives.

Documenting the Humanities: Archiving the History of the American Council of Learned Societies chronicles the processing of Part II of the collection, including records through the 1990s.