Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities
Selected images from a collection of novelty baseball postcards, circa 1910 (Call Number: Gen MSS File 35
May 5, 2008
A set of 5 (out of 6 published) titles in the Captain Ginger series, written by Isabel Anderson and published in 1910 & 1911. (Boston : C.M. Clark). These copies were the author's own, specially bound in limp suede covers.
May 1, 2008
Selected posters and lobby advertisements featuring key scenes and lead actors in silent western films, circa 1910-1930. Complete description of the collection: Western Silent Film Lobby Card Collection (Call Number: WA MSS S-2553); additional images from the collection: Western Silent Film Lobby Card Collection Images.
April 24, 2008
Selected manuscript fragments from the Walt Whitman Collection (YCAL MSS 202) As in a Swoon
April 21, 2008
Mural painted by Native American writer Leslie Silko (detail, context) (Uncat MSS 705 Box 11)
April 17, 2008
New acquisitions, unique documents, and visual and textual curiosities from the collections.