Information about our holdings


Links to Yale Library Collections, Resources, and Research Tools
Orbis: Search for books and manuscript collections in the Yale Libraries

Finding Aid Database: Search for manuscript collections at the Beinecke Library

Digital Library: Search for images in the Beinecke Collections

Beinecke Uncataloged Acquisitions: Search uncataloged and recently acquired materials at Beinecke Library
Beinecke Library: Information and links to about Beinecke Library collections, research tools, events, and educational programs
Yale University Library:Information and links to about Yale Library collections, online resources, research tools, subject guides, events, and educational programs
African American Studies Research Guide: A subject guide for African American Studies for resources at Yale University Library and beyond
Yale University Library African Collections: Among the most extensive and accessible collections of Africana in North America, if not the world, with particular strength on Anglophone southern, central, east, and west Africa; Francophone and Lusophone countries are also strongly represented

Images: Walter White, Diahann Carroll, and W. E. B. DuBois, all photographed by Carl Van Vechten


Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library
121 Wall Street | New Haven, CT 06511
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The exhibition gallery is closed while the library's building is under renovation.

Temporary Reading Room Hours 
Monday - Friday: 9 am to 4:45 pm

The temporary reading room is located in Yale's Sterling Memorial Library, across Wall Street from the Beinecke.

Holiday Schedule and Closed Collections Schedule