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Collection Highlights

New and notable highlights from our digital collections.

The Most Peculiar History of the Chewing Gum Man A handmade book by the American artist and humorist, Gelett Burgess.
New political alphabet, or, A little book for great boys A political alphabet rhyme for children published in 1813.
[Photograph of Olga Rudge], undated
Olga Rudge Papers Items documenting the life of the musician Olga Rudge and her fifty-year relationship with the poet Ezra Pound.
The Osborn Collection Early modern British literary and historical manuscripts, including commonplace books, poetry, and grand tour diaries.
Papyrus Collection Database Over six thousand items from the Beinecke’s internationally respected collection of ancient papyrus.
Philippe Zoummeroff Collection of May 1968 244 posters and ephemera documenting the explosion of protests that swept across France.
Photographs of Washington, D.C., and New Haven, Connecticut 745 negatives dating from 1964-1969, by Alexander Lmanian, a photographer for the New Haven Register. 
Picturing Literary Modernism Photographs documenting the lives of artistic and literary Americans at home and abroad throughout the Modernist period.
Portolan Charts Portolan charts illustrating the harbors and trade routes of the Mediterranean.
Prints in the William A. Speck Collection Prints and ephemera from the William A. Speck Collection of Goetheana.
Rachel Carson Papers Notebooks, letters, clippings, and photos relating to the life of the American nature writer and environmentalist.



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