Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities
One tale from an 1822 collection for young readers intent on disproving such mythic creatures as The Mermaid, The Harpie, The Centaur, and this fellow, who is well known in New England (especially this Winter).
January 26, 2009
Poet Elizabeth Alexander on The Colbert Report
January 22, 2009
Dr. J.V. Lauderdale and his family seated on the ground, a blanket with their picnic near them, one daughter holding her doll.
January 19, 2009
Writers' Notebooks Walt Whitman, "Pictures" holograph notebook, corrected (YCAL 202) ***
January 15, 2009
Sketchbooks with drawings by Katherine Sophie Dreier, dating from 1909-1938, YCAL MSS 261 ; related materials can be found in the
January 12, 2009
Eartha Kitt (January 17, 1927 – December 25, 2008), photographed by Carl Van Vechten on October 19, 1954.
January 7, 2009
New acquisitions, unique documents, and visual and textual curiosities from the collections.