New Finding Aids Listed Online

List of Recent Finding Aids for Beinecke Collections Available Online

The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library has posted a list of recently published finding aids on its website. Included are finding aids for photographs of prominent African Americans drawn from various collections in the James Weldon Johnson Collection, and the papers of the essayist and humorist David Rakoff

Finding aids help researchers navigate our archival and manuscript collections. The Yale Finding Aid Database provides access to all finding aids across the Yale University Library.


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The exhibition gallery is closed while the library's building is under renovation.

Temporary Reading Room Hours 
Monday - Friday: 9 am to 4:45 pm

The temporary reading room is located in Yale's Sterling Memorial Library, across Wall Street from the Beinecke.

Beginnig September 6, 2016 our hours will be

Monday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Tuesday-Thursday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. to 5

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