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In 1868, A.J. Russell began a project to document the construction of the Union Pacific, the eastern portion of the first transcontinental railroad. Railroad executives, attuned to the way that photographs might enhance support for their work among investors, politicians, and the general public, offered Russell extraordinary cooperation.
April 13, 2010
Now available in iTunes and on our website,  the  newest episode in a podcast series featuring staff of the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library reading letters and manuscripts from its American literary collections. Episode Two: Rachel Carson to Raymond J. Brown, 1946
February 25, 2010
Browse a newly digitized collection of rare glass stereographs by Carleton Watkins documenting the Mariposa estate of Col. John C. Frémont and his family.
February 12, 2010
In 1871, John Wesley Powell appointed seventeen year-old Frederick Samuel Dellenbaugh as artist and assistant topographer for his second expedition down the Colorado River.
February 10, 2010
Today's forecast: Snow and areas of blowing snow. High near 34. Breezy, with a northeast wind between 13 and 22 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 5 to 9 inches possible. The Beinecke is open for business today.
February 10, 2010
Now available in iTunes and on our website, a new podcast series featuring staff of the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library reading letters and manuscripts from its American literary collections.
February 2, 2010

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