Celebrating Richard Wright
Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library
A selection of manuscripts, photographs, and books from the Richard Wright Papers. This exhibition is an expanded version of a facsimile exhibition mounted at the Whitney Humanities Center in September 2008 in conjunction with “Celebrating Richard Wright,” a centenary celebration of Richard Wright’s writing and life, including talks by Yale faculty and visiting writers. [ca. 20 items]
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.
After the renovation, beginnig September 1, 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