About this Exhibition
This essay is an abridgement of the exhibition brochure printed to accompany By Hand: Celebrating the Manuscript Collections of Yale University's Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, on view January 18 through April 29, 2013. This exhibition contributes to the celebration of the Beinecke Library's fiftieth anniversary in 2013.
Curated by Kathryn James, Curator for Early Modern Books and Manuscripts & the Osborn Collection, Beinecke Library
Edited by Christa Sammons, Curator Emerita, Yale Collection of German Literature, Beinecke Library
Printed brochure designed by Rebecca Martz in the Office of the Yale University Printer
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 1, 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