Mondays at Beinecke | April 7, 2014
Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library
121 Wall St., New Haven, CT 06511
(Location is wheelchair accessible)
Each Monday at 4:00 pm during the semester, you are cordially invited to tea at the Beinecke Library. Each week will include an object talk on an item in the library's current exhibitions: Blue: Color and Concept; Under the Covers: A Visual History of Decorated Endpapers; and Stephen Tennant: Work in Progress.
Please join us for fascinating encounters with the Beinecke collections!
Spring 2014 Schedule
January 27 Bruce Gordon, Titus Street Professor of Ecclesiastical History, Yale Divinity School
Newly acquired Tyndale Bibles
February 3 Nancy Kuhl, Curator for Poetry, Yale Collection of American Literature, Beinecke Library
"Blue: Color and Concept," an exhibition on view through April 19, 2014
February 10 Timothy Young, Curator for Modern Books and Manuscripts, Beinecke Library
"Stephen Tennant: Work in Progress," an exhibition on view through May 28, 2014
February 17 No talk scheduled
February 24 Jae Rossman, Assistant Director, Special Collections, Haas Family Arts Library
"Blue: Color and Concept"
March 3 Melissa Barton, Curator for Prose and Drama, Yale Collection of American Literature, Beinecke Library
"St. Louis Woman," from "Blue: Color and Concept"
March 10 Lindsay King, Personal Librarian, Haas Family Arts Library
"Stephen Tennant: Work in Progress"
March 17 Timothy Young, Curator for Modern Books and Manscripts, Beinecke Library
Children's Books and Blue / Seguy's Insects & Butterflies, "Blue: Color and Concept"
March 24 Katie Trumpener, Professor of Comparative Literature and English, Yale University
"Inivitation to a Tale," from "Under the Covers: A Visual History of Decorated Endpapers," an exhibition on view through May 28
March 31 Elana Herzog, Lecturer, Yale University School of Art
Manuscript Waste as Endpapers, "Under the Covers: A Visual History of Decorated Endpapers"
April 7 Catherine H. Stephens, Senior Conservation Scientist, Center for Conservation and Preservation
Conservation Principles as Applied to Exhibitions
April 14 Linda Peterson, Niel Gray, Jr. Professor of English, Yale University
Winnowings from Wordsworth, "Under the Covers: A Visiual History of Decorated Endpapers"
April 21 Howard Bloch, Sterling Professor of French and Chair of the Humanities Program, Yale University
Medieval French Illuminators, "Under the Covers: A Visiual History of Decorated Endpapers"
April 28 Elizabeth Frengel, Research Librarian, Beinecke Library
E.H. Shepard's Endpaper Map of the "100 Aker Wood" and "The Wild Wood and Surrounding Country"
May 5 Olivia Hillmer, Exhibitions Assistant, Beinecke Library
The Craft of Exhibition Installation
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