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Closed Collections Schedule

In preparation for the Beinecke Library’s major renovation project, over 12,000 linear feet of collections are being shelved or processed offsite. As a result, certain collections will be temporarily closed to research. These temporary closures will affect several of the library’s most frequently consulted collections.

The Beinecke offers the following lists of closures, which are subject to change and updated regularly: an alphabetical list of manuscript material to be moved, resulting in closures of 4 to 8 weeks; a list of printed materials to be moved arranged by call number range; an alphabetical list of manuscript material to be closed for processing, resulting in closures of up to two years.

Manuscript Material to be Moved

CollectionCall NumberClosed FromClosed Until
Arabic Manuscript CollectionArabic MSSJul 2014Jan 2015
Baldwin, James early manuscripts and papersJWJ MSS 21Nov 2014Dec 2014
Carson, Rachel papersYCAL MSS 46Oct 2014Dec 2014
Du Bois, W. E. B. collectionJWJ MSS 8Nov 2014Dec 2014
General Collection Manuscript VolumesGEN MSS VOLDec 2014Jan 2015
Hapgood Family papersYCAL MSS 41Nov 2014Dec 2014
Hartford Seminary collection (portions)Hartford SeminaryJul 2014Jan 2015
Hartley, Marsden collectionYCAL MSS 578Nov 2014Dec 2014
Himes, Chester papersJWJ MSS 42Nov 2014Dec 2014
Hurston, Zora Neale collectionJWJ MSS 9Nov 2014Dec 2014
Koch, Frederick R. collectionGEN MSS 601Oct 2014Dec 2014
Landberg Arabic manuscriptsLandberg MSSJul 2014Jan 2015
Lewis, Sinclair papersYCAL MSS 268Nov 2014Dec 2014
Loy, Mina papersYCAL MSS 6Nov 2014Dec 2014
Luhan, Mabel Dodge papers (portions)YCAL MSS 196Jul 2014Oct 2014
McKay, ClaudeJWJ MSS 27Nov 2014Dec 2014
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts Beinecke MS [#]Dec 2014Jan 2015
Miller, Henry papersYCAL MSS 472Nov 2014Dec 2014
Pound, Ezra papersYCAL MSS 43Nov 2014Dec 2014
Ruskin, John collectionMultiple call numbersJul 2014Sep 2014
Salisbury Arabic manuscriptsSalisbury MSSJul 2014Jan 2015
Stein, Gertrude, and Alice B. Toklas papers and collectionYCAL MSS 76
YCAL MSS 77
Nov 2014Dec 2014
Stein, Leo collectionYCAL MSS 78Nov 2014Dec 2014
Steward, Samuel PapersGEN MSS 987Sep 2014Oct 2014
Toomer, Jean papersJWJ MSS 1Nov 2014Dec 2014
Wharton, Edith, Anna Catherine Bahlmann papers relating toYCAL MSS 361Nov 2014Dec 2014
White, Walter and Poppy Cannon papersJWJ MSS 38Nov 2014Dec 2014
Yale Collection of American Literature letter collectionYCAL MSS 446Nov 2014Dec 2014
Yale Papyrus collectionP.CtYBRJanuary 2015January 2017


Printed Material to be Moved

Call number rangeClosed FromClosed Until
American TractsJul 2014Oct 2016
British TractsJul 2014Oct 2016
College PamphletsJul 2014Oct 2016
EisenmanJul 2014Jan 2015
ErnstJul 2014Jan 2015
European TractsJul 2014Oct 2016
FranklinJul 2014Jan 2015
Osborn pd, peNov 2014Jan 2015
PollockJul 2014Jan 2015
PurdyJul 2014Jan 2015
TanselleJul 2014Jan 2015
WIPAJul 2014Jan 2015


Manuscript Material Closed for Processing

CollectionCall NumberClosed FromClosed Until
Adams Express Company correspondence2014.wa.49May 2014Jan 2015
Andrew Smith Gallery records2014.wa.6Feb 2014Jul 2015
Aseman, Bernard Nevada mining investment records2014.wa.60May 2014Jan 2015
Austin, Stephen CollectionUncat WA MS 92Jul 2014TBD
Barney, Natalie Clifford collectionUncat MSS 215Oct 2014Jan 2015
Barker, George GrenvilleUncat MS Vault 55OCT 2014FEB 2015
Barrie, J. M. collectionMultiple call numbersJan 2015Jan 2016
before the bombardmentMS Vault Shelves Sitwell, OsbertJul 2014TBD
Benet Family papersUncat Za Ms Benet
Za Ms Benet, William Rose
Uncat Za Ms 158
Uncat Za Ms 261
Uncat Za Ms 294
Jan 2015Jul 2016
Benet, Stephen Vincent papersZa Ms Benet, Stephen VincentJan 2015Jul 2016
Benet, William Rose papersZa Ms Benet, William RoseJan 2015Jul 2016
Bernstein, Charles papers2013.ycal.68
2013.ycal.95
Sep 2013Dec 2014
Brace, Jacob CollectionMS Vault 10:2Jul 2014TBD
Burns, RobertMS Vault Shelves BurnsOct 2014Jan 2015
Campbell, Metson & Brown records2014.wa.53May 2014Jan 2015
Camus, Albert CollectionUncat MSS 446Jul 2014TBD
Cassavettes, John, film photographs2011.ycal.59OCT 2014FEB 2015
Copper Mountain Mine in Vavapai County, Arizona report2014.wa.52May 2014Jan 2015
Crystal Coal Company report2014.wa.51May 2014Jan 2015
D. Mackenzie and Co., Inc. and O. P. Fife Company records2014.wa.55May 2014Jan 2015
Dohmen, Leo, photographs2010.genm.35538 OCT 2014FEB 2015
Dorn, Fred R. architectural blueprints2014.wa.1Jun 2014Feb 2015
Dumas, Alexandre collectionMS Vault DumasOct 2014Dec 2014
Eady, Cornelius papers2013.ycal.55Aug 2013Jan 2015
Eco Popular, Las Avispas, Boletin OficialUncat MS Vault 481Oct 2014Jan 2015
Edwards, Jonathan (Yale 1863) collectionMS Vault 5:2Oct 2014Dec 2014
Fairbanks Mining and Milling Company ledger book2014.wa.26May 2013Jan 2015
Feelings, Tom papers (addition)2013.jwj.15Sep 2013Jul 2015
Fields, Danny papers.2013.genm.141Jan 2014Feb 2015
Ford, Charles Henri papersUncat MSS 700
Uncat MSS 1020
Feb 2014Dec 2014
Foster, Frances CollectionUncat MS Vault FosterOct 2014Dec 2014
Franklin, Benjamin collectionMS Vault FranklinJan 2015Jan 2016
Gemeinnuetzige Wohnungsbau-Aktiengesellschaft Berlin.2010.genm.37873OCT 2014FEB 2015
General Collection FilesMS Vault FileJan 2015TBD
General Print collectionUncat MS Vault PrintsJune 2011Dec 2014
Giaccone, Fausto papers2014.genm.14OCT 2014FEB 2015
Gide, Andre collectionMS Vault GideOct 2014Dec 2014
Goodman, Lee papersUncat MSS 1118Sep 2013TBD
Graham County, Arizona roll of electors2014.wa.39May 2014Jan 2015
Guajardo, Apuntes datos y noticias para la historia de Coahuila WA MSS S-668OCT 2014FEB 2015
Guajardo, Luis Alberto papersWA MSS S-668Sep 2014Dec 2014
Guest, Barbara papersUncat Za MS 271
Uncat MSS 402
Uncat MSS 947
Jan 2015Jan 2016
Henkin, Lauren, Charleston2014.genam.7OCT 2014FEB 2015
Henkin, Lauren, Park2014.genam.6OCT 2014FEB 2015
Hilles, Frederick W. manuscript collection and papersMS Vault HillesJan 2015Jan 2016
Hodges, Frederick S. papers2013.wa.138May 2013Jan 2015
Hodges, John C. papersUncat MSS 731May 2013Nov 2014
Indiuta Mining and Power Company certificate2014.wa.50May 2014Jan 2015
Island Improvement Company records2014.wa.58May 2014Jan 2015
Jackson collection of LaFayetteMS Vault LaFayetteJan 2015Jan 2016
Jenson, John L. storyboards2014.wa.25May 2013Jan 2015
Jolas (Addition)Uncat MSS 650
Uncat MSS 815
Jul 2014TBD
Joyce, James CollectionMS Vault JoyceJul 2014TBD
Kanaga, Consuelo, Tunisia photograph album2012.genam.3Oct 2014Feb 2015
Kingsley, William L.MS Vault KingsleyOct 2014Feb 2015
Knickerbocker Club photograph album2012.ycal.8Oct 2014Feb 2015
Komunyakaa, Yusef, papers2014.jwj.15Oct 2014Feb 2015
Laurence, Dan CollectionUncat ZA MS 533
Uncat ZA MS 233
Oct 2014Jan 2015
Lecuire, Pierre CollectionUncat mss 404
Uncat MS Vault File
Oct 2014Jan 2015
Levy, John I. Modern Library CollectionUncat MSS 31Oct 2014Jan 2015
Liebert, Vera CollectionUncat MSS 249Oct 2014Jan 2015
Linton, William J. papersMultiple call numbersJan 2015Jan 2016
Long News: in the short centuryUncat MSS 803Oct 2014Jan 2015
Lytton CollectionMS Vault Shelves Lytton
MS Vault Lytton
MS Vault Lytton 1
MS Vault Lytton 2
Jul 2014TBD
MacKenzie, Norman CollectionMS Vault MacKenzie
Uncat MS Vault 409
Uncat MS Vault 412
Jul 2014TBD
Mitzel, John papers2013.genm.80
2014.genm.6
2014.genm.19
Sep 2013Feb 2015
Morath, Inge papers2014.genam.5May 2014Dec 2014
Nelhaus, Arlynn CollectionUncat MSS 351Oct 2014Jan 2015
New Haven East/West Association recordsMS Vault New Haven East
MS.Vault.New Haven West
TBDTBD
Newton, A. Edward CollectionZa Ms NewtonOct 2014Jan 2015
Nicholson, Meredith CollectionZa Ms NicholsonOct 2014Jan 2015
O'Flaherty, Liam CollectionUncat MS Vault O'Flaherty
Uncat MS Vault 99
Uncat MS Vault 331
Jul 2014TBD
O'Hara, John Meyers CollectionZa Ms O'HaraOct 2014Jan 2015
Osborn, Robert PapersZA MS 225
ZA MS 298
ZA MS 412
ZA MS 610
ZA MS 475
ZA MS 475
OCT 2014FEB 2015
Osgood, James R. CollectionUncat ZA File 129Oct 2014Jan 2015
Oxford University CollectionMS Vault OxfordJul 2014TBD
Parker, E., Dr. papers2011.jwj.42592May 2014Oct 2014
Partridge, Bellamy CollectionZa Ms PartridgeOct 2014Jan 2015
Payne, John H. CollectionZa Ms PayneOct 2014Jan 2015
Pearson, Norman Holmes papersMultiple call numbersJune 2014Mar 2015
Photograph album of a tour of Eritrea2013.genm.100 Oct 2014Feb 2015
Photograph album of scenes of Jamaica2010.ycal.38149 Oct 2014Feb2015
Photograph related to African Americans at Idlewood, Michigan 2010.ycal.40682
2010.ycal.40688
OCT 2014FEB 2015
Pratt, Richard H. papers (addition)Uncat WA MS 220
Uncat WA MS Pratt
May 2014Nov 2014
Read, Edward Parker papers2014.jwj.4
GEN MSS 827
May 2013Nov 2014
Redgrove, Peter CollectionUncat MS 923Jul 2014TBD
Reid CollectionMS Vault Shelves ReidJul 2014TBD
Rictus, Jehan CollectionUncat MS 282Jul 2014TBD
Rochambeau and West Indies CollectionUncat MS Vault 223Jan 2015TBD
Sandoval, Judith Hancock de. Photographic ArchiveUncat MSS 495
Uncat MSS 1280
Sep 2014Mar 2015
Secombe, Thomas CollectionUncat MS Vault 491Jul 2014TBD
Seitz, Robert CollectionMS Vault Shelves SeitzJul 2014TBD
Sheffield, Lord John Baker Holroyd CollectionMS Vault 10:3Jul 2014TBD
Sheldon, Charles CollectionMS Vault 9:1Jul 2014TBD
Sigourney, Lidia Howard CollectionUncat ZA File Sigourney Nov 2014Jan 2015
Shively, Charley papers2013.genm.67Jul 2013Jul 2015
Simpson, M.C.M. CollectionUncat MS Vault 583Jul 2014TBD
Slough, John P. and Hugh Key McGrath PapersUncat WA MS SloughOct 2014Feb 2015
Smith, Frank L. and Max Spiegal theater collection2012.jwj.16May 2013TBD
Snow, W. M. Western mining engineer collection2014.wa.57May 2014Dec 2014
Sprague, Chrighton Clarke CollectionMS Vault 11:2Jul 2014TBD
Stanton, ThaddeusUncat.MSS.1076
Uncat.MSS.1084
Jul 2014Oct 2014
Steinberg, Saul papersMultiple call numbersJan 2015Dec 2016
Stiles, Ezra and Stiles Family papersMS Vault Stiles
Uncat.MS Vault.109
Uncat.MS Vault.321
Jan 2015TBD
Taweko family papers2014.wa.41May 2014Jan 2015
Texas, A Collection of Mexican Letters and DocumentsUncat WA MS TexasJul 2014Nov 2014
Thornly, Gilbert CollectionUncat MS Vault 116Jul 2014TBD
Tonopah North Star Tunnel and Development Company records2014.wa.59May 2014Jan 2015
Trefusis, Violet papersUncat MSS 460OCT 2014FEB 2015
Tsugawa, Albert papers2014.wa.42May 2014Jan 2015
U.S. Army Western Defense CommandUncat MSS 161May 2014Jan 2015
U.S. Council of National Defense CollectionMS Vault 11:2Jul 2014Jan 2015
Van Vechten, Carl papersZa Van Vechten
Multiple call numbers
Jan 2015Jul 2016
Vigny, Alfred CollectionUncat MS Vault 573
Uncat MS Vault File
Jul 2014Jan 2015
Wallace, Edward S.Uncat WA MS WallaceJul 2014Dec 2014
Warren, Robert Penn (Addition)ZA MS 425
Uncat ZA File 341
May 2014Jan 2015
Webb, AlbertUncat MSS 681Jul 2014Nov 2014
Wells, William S.MS Vault Wells William S.OCT 2014FEB 2015
Weston, Bartlett Hardy.Uncat.MSS.1067Jul 2014Nov 2014
Western Americana Collection FilesUncat WA MS File FileJan 2015TBD
Western mining collection2014.wa.62May 2014Dec 2014
Western mining promotional material collection2014.wa.61May 2014Dec 2014
Western Reserve Stock Company records2014.wa.19May 2013Jan 2015
Wilder Family papersMultiple call numbersJan 2015Jul 2016
Wilder, Thornton papers (addition)Za WilderJan 2015Jul 2016
Williams, Chauncy P.Uncat WA MS WilliamsOCT 2014FEB 2015
Wilshire Bishop Mine Company records2014.wa.48May 2014Jan 2015
Woleben, William J.Uncat WA MS WolebenOCT 2014FEB 2015
Woodin, Llewellyn papersUncat WA MS 112OCT 2014FEB 2015
World Performance Project records2013.ycal.57Aug 2013TBD
Yale Collection of American Literature FilesUncat Za FileJan 2015TBD
Yale Poetry Review collectionUncat Za MS Yale Poetry ReviewOct 2013TBD
Yeats, Sidney Kilner CollectionUncat MSS 251Jul 2014TBD

 

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