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Yale Library's Catalog

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Yale Finding Aid Database

Finding aids for archival and manuscript materials. Help | Search | Advanced

Digital Collections

Thousands of partial and fully digitized items from a wide range of materials from the Beinecke collections. Help | Search | Advanced

Uncataloged Acquisitions

Brief records of material not found in Orbis or the Finding Aid Database. Help | Search

Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts

Descriptions of Medieval and Renaissance manuscripts. Help | Search

Yale Papyrus Collection

Catalog of the papyri held at Beinecke; includes digital images. Help | Search

Exhibitions at the Beinecke

Current and past exhibitions at the Beinecke. Past exhibitions span from 2006 until the present.
Sheet Music From the James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection Tuesday, February 1, 2005 to Monday, February 28, 2005
Centenary of Witold Gombrowicz Friday, October 22, 2004 to Saturday, January 15, 2005
John Locke Wednesday, September 1, 2004 to Wednesday, December 22, 2004
To these Shores Monday, June 21, 2004 to Wednesday, September 1, 2004
Ruckus! American Entertainments at the Turn of the Twentieth Century Sunday, March 28, 2004 to Sunday, August 1, 2004
The Art of Medicine Friday, April 16, 2004 to Saturday, May 15, 2004
Western Photographs: Selected Acquisitions, 2003 Sunday, February 1, 2004 to Wednesday, March 31, 2004
"No Man Can Hinder Me": Black Troops in the Federal Army During the Civil War Tuesday, December 2, 2003 to Saturday, February 28, 2004
St. Petersburg: A Portrait of a Great City Saturday, November 1, 2003 to Saturday, January 17, 2004
Gloriana: Monuments and Memorials of the Reign of Queen Elizabeth I Wednesday, October 1, 2003 to Sunday, November 30, 2003
Renaissance Pop-Ups: Interactive Books at the Beinecke Library: 1474-1677 Saturday, November 1, 2003 to Sunday, November 30, 2003
Extravagant Crowd: Carl Van Vechten's Portraits of Women Monday, July 28, 2003 to Saturday, October 18, 2003



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