For five decades, the photographer David Plowden of Winnetka, Illinois, has documented America’s vanishing landscapes and artifacts, his stunning black and white photographs forming an image of life in 20th-century urban and rural America. Marion, Kansas, 1973
January 15, 2010
A 2006 web exhibition and introduction to American utopias through literary works and manuscript collections in the Beinecke Library. From the introduction:
January 6, 2010
Journal of Magellan's Voyage, circa 1525
December 15, 2009
Early Modern Paleography, a new blog from the Beinecke Library, celebrates the beauty and complexity of early modern English handwriting, with a daily offering from the Osborn Collection of Yale University’s Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library.
December 4, 2009
Browse papers, artifacts, and portraits of both Alexis de Tocqueville, the 19th century French political thinker, historian, and author of Democracy in Americapublished in two volumes, 1835 and 1840) and Gustave de Beaumont, his friend and travel companion.
November 23, 2009
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