Native American Poetry Collection
The Beinecke Library has acquired a collection of more than 325 books and chapbooks of poetry by modern and contemporary Native American poets. This extensive collection includes the work of well established poets such as Joy Harjo and Simon Ortiz, as well as work by less well-known writers.
The books come to the Beinecke from the personal library of Abenaki poet Joseph Bruchac, whose literary archive is also in the library’s collections.
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.
After the renovation, beginnig September 1, 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