Randolph Linsly Simpson African-American Collection
The Randolph Linsly Simpson Collection presents a vivid picture of black life and American racial attitudes from the 1850s-1940s through many formats including daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, tintypes, and card photographs.
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.
Beginnig September 1, 2016 our hours will be
Monday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Tuesday-Thursday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. to 5