Information about our holdings

Beinecke & PennSound

The Yale Collection of American Literature is collaborating with digital audio archive PennSound to make sound recordings in the Lee Anderson Papers (YCAL MSS 402)available online. The pilot project, readings given by Robert Duncan and recorded in 1952, are now available for the first time; PennSound's Duncan page and this new recording can be found at the following link: Stay tuned for more recordings from the Lee Anderson Papers on PennSound.

For more information visit the following sites:

The Lee Anderson Papers (YCAL MSS 402):

About PennSound:

Image: Robert Duncan, photographed by Jonathan Williams [1955].


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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.

Beginnig September 6, 2016 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

Holiday Schedule and Closed Collections Schedule