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Cabinet of (Poetry) Curiosities

In honor of National Poetry Month, throughout April the Beinecke Library's Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities will feature poetry-related collection materials from the Yale Collection of American Literature and the James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection of African American Arts and Letters. Stop by often--new posts will be added twice a week.

Image: manuscript draft of H.D.'s  "Hippolitus Temporizes" (YCAL MSS 24).


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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.

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