Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities
“Descriptions of Literature”: Texts and Contexts in the Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas Papers Exhibition on view October 8–December 14, 2012 “Gertrude Gertrude Stein Stein: What are the Questions?” by Joan Retallack, poet, essayist, critic, and professor at Bard College Exhibition opening lecture, Friday, October 26 at 5:00 pm Gertrude Stein Society Meeting Friday October 26, 2012
October 19, 2012
The James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection at the Beinecke Library is pleased to announce that the Richard Bruce Nugent Papers are now available for research. A detailed list of materials in the archive can be found here: Richard Bruce Nugent Papers (JWJ MSS 92).
October 8, 2012
Pages from Façade, a magazine published approximately twice yearly in Paris between 1976 – 1983.Taking inspiration from Interview Magazine, Façade covered cultural high life in france, documenting night clubbing, music, fashion, and general fabulousness.
October 8, 2012
Room 26 congratulates Moira Fitzgerald and the Beinecke's Access Services staff on the resounding success of Aeon, the Beinecke Library's online registration and requesting service, now 1 year old! Since its launch last year, Aeon has processed 33,414 requests to view collection materials from patrons and staff and logged 8695 reading room visits. For AEON info on the Beinecke home page: http://www.library.yale.edu/beinecke/brblinfo/brblvisi.html
October 3, 2012
Beatrice Wood, "A Nickellette, or Unsophisticated Mary" manuscript and painting, (YCAL MSS 219)
September 28, 2012