Face to Face to Face to Face
Jonathan Williams, a poet, photographer, and editor and publisher of The Jargon Society, made formal and informal portraits of friends and associates in the United States and Europe from the 1950s until his death in 2008; the Jonathan Williams Photograph Collection includes several thousand images, including, in addition to portraits, photographs of landscapes, grave sites, artworks, and art installations. This recently acquired collection is currenlty being organized and processed by Beinecke Library Archivist, Matthew Mason. Jonathan Williams Photograph Collection record in Orbis: Jonathan Williams Photograph Collection; view additional images from this collection.
Photographs by Jonathan Williams are used with permission of the copyright holder, Tom Meyer; permission is required to publish Williams's photographs in any format. To learn more, contact the Curator, Yale Collection of American Literature.
Beinecke Library Archivist, Matthew Mason.
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.