Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities
Photographs made for scenes in Le Grand Meaulnes, a coming-of-age novel by Alain Fournier. These scenarios with molded figures were constructed by Louise-Edmée Chevalier and photographed by Laure Albin-Guillot. (1946) Title page: "Assis sur un pupitre, en balançant les jambes, Meaulnes réfléchissait."
October 1, 2007
Young Gentlemen & Ladies Social & Temperance Society of Chester, CT. A minute book of the organization, 1829-1841 complete with statement of purpose And lists of members
September 24, 2007
Blanche Dunn's legs and shoes, Photographed by Carl Van Vechten
September 18, 2007
A selection of publications (which brings Beinecke's collection to near completeness) from the press run by Tom Raworth and Barry Hall in the late 1960s.
September 11, 2007
Magnum: die Zeitschrift für das moderne Leben, 1954-1966, was a German/Austrian compendium of images and commentary on modern design, art, architecture, fashion, and lifestyle. Issue 3, was titled "Wie Weiter?" [What Next?] And it included a memorable cartoon [titled : "Still no solution!"]
September 4, 2007
A few poems from the latest group of archives from the prolific poet, biographer, critic and chronicler Jeremy Reed, whose writings cover an expanse of 20th and 21st century culture and whose mission, in his own words, is "to rehabilitate the dispossessed" [An in-depth interview can be found here]
August 23, 2007
New acquisitions, unique documents, and visual and textual curiosities from the collections.