Voices from the Beinecke Library

Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities

The cover of an issue of the Spanish anarchist journal from 1937. With an image of the famous poster by Fontsere':
February 2, 2009
A schoolteacher's manuscript exercise book containing a variety of simple and complex mathematical problems, 1806, Pennsylvania.   including such all-time favorite as the two travelers starting off from two points of origin traveling as such a speed  . . . under the category: "Promiscuous Questions"
January 29, 2009
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
Sketchbooks with drawings by Katherine Sophie Dreier, dating from 1909-1938, YCAL MSS 261 ; related materials can be found in the
January 12, 2009


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