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Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities

Join us for public events and readings in association with the new exhibition, "Blue: Color and Concept"
January 2, 2014
Ten fascinating books, manuscript, and collections...related to Daily Themes, Yale's long-running writing course.
December 1, 2013
Ten fascinating documents, books, and journals related to travel.
November 7, 2013
Ten fascinating books, collections, archives, documents...related to American railways.
November 5, 2013
A Beinecke Top Ten list just in time for Halloween...
October 26, 2013
Beinecke acquires some 400 legal manuscripts and 200 printed books assembled by the British barrister Anthony Taussig--considered the world’s most important private collection of rare material relating to the cultural and intellectual history of English law.
June 18, 2013
An album of original sketches by Edward Lear illustrating a cautionary tale.Dated December 26, 1860.From the Frederick R. Koch collection
June 13, 2013

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