Scholarly Archives and Online Resources

The Kinsey Institute houses a rich archive of materials for scholarly use. The collection includes the papers of Dr. Alfred Kinsey, the records of the institute, and materials of countless research scholars and institutes. Many of these materials are available below—divided by the originator or donor of each collection.

The library also offers online resources including digital texts, the Archive for Sexology, and the Adam Matthew Digital Sex & Sexuality online archives.

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Please contact the library to apply to use materials from the scholarly archive.

Collections: The Kinsey Institute

The Kinsey Institute materials form the foundation of the scholarly archive collection. They include:

Correspondence, data, and codebooks from the Alfred Kinsey era are also available for limited use by scholars.
Kinsey Codebook
Codebook for the Kinsey Interview kit

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