Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities
Fascinating publications combining poetry and unusual literary formats.
April 5, 2014
If you liked our exhibition "Blue: Color and Concept," visit Spring Awakenings, an exhibition of contemporary cyanotype photographs on view at Slifka Center thorough April
March 11, 2014
Remarks made by Jae Jennifer Rossman, Assistant Director for Special Collections, Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library, at her recent "Monday's at Beinecke" presentation: "Ambrotypes, Entomology, and Ostrich Feathers: Tracing the Origins of the Color Forecasting Industry"
March 10, 2014
The 16th century saw the publication of books on alchemy in almost every European language. Such books were widely consumed — read, annotated, mocked, discussed, and collected by an audience of both skeptics and believers alike. Terms such as the "philosopher’s stone" entered popular vocabulary, as did names of alchemical authorities like Raymond Lull.
March 7, 2014
Ten playbills from playwright Thornton Wilder's extensive collection.
February 18, 2014
Poet and nonfiction writer Maggie Nelson will read from her work on Thursday, February 6, 4:00 pm; Yale Collection of American Literature Reading Series in conjunction with the exhibition: Blue: Color and Concept
January 24, 2014
New acquisitions, unique documents, and visual and textual curiosities from the collections.