Voices from the Beinecke Library

Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities

Salesman's catalog for custom matchbooks from the Chicago Match Company. circa 1930s-1940s.
June 5, 2013
political intrigue, clandestine love-affairs, and false accusations of insanity...
May 16, 2013
From photographer and pioneering printmaker Richard "Chip" Benson's Master Class at Beinecke Library on the physical structure of prints and the history of printmaking.
May 13, 2013
"Superior to any other oil I have had the occasion to use, either for machinery or for burning..."
May 6, 2013
Ten fascinating books, manuscripts, see before you graduate.
April 29, 2013
A photograph by George Henry Anderson, 1930.
April 25, 2013
Ten fascinating books, manuscripts, collections...that will make you want to leave the library!
April 22, 2013


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