Voices from the Beinecke Library

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A home movie (originally captured on 16mm film) taken by Julian Stein of Gertrude Stein's oldest brother Michael Stein's home, designed by Le Corbusier, in Garches, France followed by scenes of Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas at the Hotel Pernollet in Belley, France.
January 6, 2011
Announced on December 20, 2010 by Richard Levin in an email to the Yale community (excerpted below): It is with great pleasure that I write to announce the appointment of Edwin C. Schroeder as Librarian of the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library and Associate University Librarian.
December 21, 2010
A new exhibition and a new exhibition blog! Visit God Save the King: Music from the British Royal Court, 1770 – 1837 online and in-person, if you can. We would love to see you. For more events around this exhibition please visit our calendar.
October 1, 2010
This album of 616 photographs, assembled in 1876 from images in the collection of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories, consists primarily of portraiture of male delegates to the United States with occasional images of women and children. The images were created for ethnographic portfolios of the Blackmore Museum, Salisbury, England.
October 1, 2010
Photographer/publisher/gallery owner Alfred Stieglitz (1864-1946) played an instrumental role in promoting photography as a fine art through his journal Camera Work and his gallery "Little Galleries of the Photo-Secession," later renamed 291. Flora Stieglitz Straus
October 1, 2010
Sioux girls as they appeared on their arrival at Carlisle barracks on the 5th of October 1879
October 1, 2010
Browse 300 engravings, watercolors, and illustrations drawn from books, archival collections, and artwork from the Beinecke Library's American and European collections. Portrait of a half-breed Cree girl, 1859
October 1, 2010


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