Parliaments, Peoples and Power
The exhibit brings together an unusual group of materials from several Beinecke collections, among them the Osborn Collection, the Rochambeau cartographic collection, and the library's extensive collection of broadsides. It will include parliamentary papers, travel journals, theoretical tracts, literary satires, political caricatures, maps, and engravings of various aspects of government related to the countries of Western Europe, the British Isles, Scandanavia, and the New World in the early modern period. [About 30 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.
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