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African American Studies at Beinecke Library

Zoe Mercer-Golden, Yale Class of 2013  Making a Cosmiconcept: The Negotiation of Authority in Jean-Michel Basquiat's Visual Art and Writing written for Professor Robert Stepto's course "American Artists and the African-American Book"
May 29, 2012
Rachel Kempf, Yale College Class of 2013  “Lost in the Zoo: The Art of Charles Sebree” written for Professor Robert Stepto's English 306 course, "American Artists and the African-American Book"
May 24, 2012
The Beinecke Library is happy to announce the recent acquisition of the archive of Thomas Thistlewood, 18th-century British planter in Jamaica. Spanning more than thirty-five years, from before Thistlewood’s arrival in Jamaica in 1750 through his death in 1786, the archive comprises some 92 volumes of diaries and notebooks.
March 1, 2012


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