Yale Collection of American Literature
The Beinecke Library is pleased to announce the acquisition of the Mary Hoyt Wiborg Papers; the papers were donated to the Yale Collection of American Literature by Mrs. Stuyvesant Fish. Mary Hoyt Wiborg (1-28-1888 – 3-27-1964) was a playwright, arts patron, and socialite who lived in New York City and as an expatriate in Paris.
July 18, 2017
Scholar Gwendolen Webster's research in Beinecke Library collections on German artist Kurt Schwitters
July 16, 2017
Eric Ormsby reviews The Bughouse: The poetry, politics and madness of Ezra Pound by Daniel Swift
July 7, 2017
Karin Roffman's The Songs We Know Best: John Ashbery's Early Life, Farrar, Straus and Giroux
July 1, 2017
Stieglitz: A Beginning Light & Alfred Stieglitz: A Legacy of Light By Katherine Hoffman available from Yale University Press
June 29, 2017
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June 27, 2017
Images of slave ships packed with human cargo played an important role in abolitionist efforts to eradicate the international slave trade and end the practice of slavery in the United States. These images circulated in various publications, calling attention to aspects of the horrific Middle Passage of Africans forcibly removed from their native lands and enslaved in the American south.
June 25, 2017
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