Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities
Beautiful Saralee Dolls were the first anthropologically correct African American baby dolls made in the United States. Two examples were presented to Yale University Library's James Weldon Johnson Collection in November 1951.
July 31, 2014
Melissa Fitzmaurice and students at the the Eli Whitney Museum and Workshop honor the Library's 50th anniversary by creating a Beinecke Library in miniature.
July 22, 2014
Michael Washburn reviews ‘The Map Thief’ by Michael Blanding in The Boston Globe
June 24, 2014
The Beinecke Library has acquired a scrapbook that documents a1970s trip to Nova Scotia by Richard A. Miller ( GEN MSS 1133)
May 20, 2014
The Beinecke Library has acquired a collection of cartoons documenting American life in the 1920s.
May 14, 2014
New acquisitions, unique documents, and visual and textual curiosities from the collections.