To these Shores
A survey of the Yale Collection of German Literature, focusing on how it was formed and grew over the last century. Collectors, booksellers, scholars, and librarians interacting with historical forces, such as immigration, exile, and the effects of both World Wars, resulted in a unique collection of literary books and manuscripts in German. In conjunction with the 45th annual Preconference of the Rare Book & Manuscript Section of the Association of College & Research Libraries, June 21-24 in New Haven, which takes as its theme the acquisition of foreign collections. [About 120 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.