Voices from the Beinecke Library

Yale Collection of American Literature

Renowned literary scholar Louis Lohr Martz's archive of correspondence with writers is available for research at Beinecke Library.
July 18, 2014
Celebrating new work by Yale Collection of American Literature author Erica Van Horn
June 12, 2014
From the NY Times: Steven H. Scheuer Is Dead at 88; He Put the TV Review Before the Show, by William Yardley, June 5 2014
June 9, 2014
A Collection of Glenway Wescott's Journals Named Best Gay Biography for 2013
June 4, 2014
The Lesbian Muse and Poetic Identity, 1889-1930 by Sarah Parker, Pickering & Chatto, 2013.
May 29, 2014
Micah Mattix reviews "The Tortured Life of Scofield Thayer" by James Dempsey (from the Wall Street Journal)
May 23, 2014
The Yale Collection of American Literature, home to the Ruth Stephan Archive and the Tiger’s Eye Records, celebrates the Ruth Stephan Poetry Collection at the University of Texas Libraries Poetry Center.
May 22, 2014


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