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Yale Collection of American Literature

Ten fascinating books, letters, photos, objects, collections, archives, documents...related to F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald.
March 1, 2013
The Yale Collection of American Literature at the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library has acquired the papers of Pulitzer-prize winning author and essayist Marilynne Robinson.
February 24, 2013
The Yale Collection of American Literature includes extraordinarily holdings in alternative literary publications--the state of the art of contemporary poetry and prose.
February 24, 2013
The Yale Collection of American Literature is renowned for its outstanding Modernist-era literary archives and manuscript collections offering scholars access to writers’ creative practices, often within the context of their personal lives.
February 24, 2013
An example of the Collection’s great strength in printed, manuscript, and visual materials documenting American Poetry is its outstanding holdings of materials relating to the life and writing of Walt Whitman.
February 24, 2013
Collection highlights exhibited in Multitudes: A Celebration of the Yale Collection of American Literature, 1911 – 2011.
February 24, 2013
The bestselling book of the nineteenth century, Harriet Beecher Stowe’s influential abolitionist novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin (1852) provides an example of the rapidly changing print culture of the period. The Collection contains an expansive range of books, pamphlets, broadsides, sheet music, cards, memorabilia, and other materials documenting more than 150 years of this still-significant novel’s publication history, readership, and cultural evolution.
February 24, 2013

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