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The Division of the History of Science and Technology, formerly known as the Division of Historical Scientific Instruments, is responsible for over 10,000 instruments drawn from Yale University’s academic departments: primarily physics, but also astronomy, biology, chemistry, engineering, and geology.

The Yale Peabody Museum’s collections are available to legitimate researchers for scholarly use. Loans are issued to responsible individuals at established institutions. Loans and access to the collection can be arranged through the Collections Manager.