In this seven minute podcast, Robert A.M. Stern, J.M. Hoppin Professor and Dean of the Yale School of Architecture, discusses the architecture and history of the Beinecke Library, designed by Gordon Bunshaft of the firm Skidmore, Owings and Merrill.
April 22, 2010
Early Modern Women's Manuscript Poetry in the Beinecke Library By Elizabeth Scott-Baumann, current Beinecke Visiting Fellow Monday, April 19, 2010 at 11:00 am Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, 121 Wall Street, Room 39 Free and open to the public
April 14, 2010
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
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