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The Library's catalog, Orbis, provides access to collections material across the Yale University Library.  Below is a list of recently cataloged Beinecke Library acquisitions that are now available in the catalog.

May 20, 2015

Strange and fearful interest : death, mourning, and memory in the American Civil War / Jennifer A. Watts.

War and society United States History 19th century.
Author: Watts, Jennifer A.,
Description: "A Strange and Fearful Interest explores how photography and other media were used to describe, to explain, and perhaps to come to terms with the national trauma of the American Civil War. The volume focuses on the Battle of Antietam, not only the bloodiest day in the nation's history but also the first in which photographs of American battlefield dead were made; the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, the national mourning that ensued, and the execution of the conspirators; and the establishment of Gettysburg National Monument as part of larger attempts at reconciliation and healing"--Provided by publisher.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): 2015 1003
ISBN: 9780873282659 (alkaline paper)


Personals Periodicals.
Author: Wagon, Sy.
Description: Baitline!!! is a San Francisco based catalog that provides free advertising space, showcasing trade and skill-share opportunities, music promotion, personal ads, erotic services targeted to queer people, and public service announcements. It features photographs and hand drawn illustrations.
Imprint: San Francisco, CA : The editor, [2009?]-
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): 2015 S18
ISBN: 0517446472

Letters and documents relating to the Royal Navy and the East India Company, 1729-1832.

Bankruptcy Great Britain.
Description: Autograph manuscript letters and documents, many signed, some pertaining to the operations of the British Navy in the Indian Ocean and the East India Company. Included are letters, copies of orders, and account statements of prize money related to the service of Admiral Edward Vernon with the British Navy in India, including at the siege of Pondicherry; financial and legal documents in English and French related to inheritances and bankruptcies; and three printed forms filled out in manuscript pertaining to appointments to minor orders by Alexandre de Johanne de Saumery, Bishop of Rieux (Rivensis), 1729-1730.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): OSB MSS 188
ISBN: 9781938086069 (hardcover : acid-free paper)


Conduct of life Juvenile fiction.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): 2015 980
ISBN: 0517446472

Letters from missionaries and others in East India Company territories, 1754-1809.

Christianity India Early works to 1800.
Description: Autograph manuscript letters, signed, mostly by missionaries serving in India in territories controlled by the East India Company. There are several letters from Henry Watson to his father, 1768-1772, as well as a letter from Archibald Campbell to Henry Watson, 1769, and a copy of Watson's 1772 will. There are also several letters from a committee of missionaries addressed to "Reverend Gentlemen," 1748-1754, and a letter in the "Malabar" (Malayalam) language, docketed 1809.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): OSB MSS 189
ISBN: 9781938086069 (hardcover : acid-free paper)

Swampwalker's journal : a wetlands year / David M. Carroll.

Wetlands New Hampshire.
Author: Carroll, David M.
Edition: 1st Mariner Books ed.
Imprint: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., 2001, ©1999.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): 2015 968
ISBN: 0618127372

Brief memoir of Mary Scott : eldest daughter of the Rev. T. Scott, the commentator.

Children's poetry.
Author: Scott, Thomas, 1705-1775.
Imprint: London : Religious Tract Society, [1854?]
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): 2015 980
ISBN: 9780979562983

Lilliputian-substitutes equiping for public service [graphic] / Js. Gillray fect. & delt.

Author: Gillray, James, 1756-1815,
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Auchincloss Gillray v. 5
ISBN: 9781938086069 (hardcover : acid-free paper)

What does Richard Cheney read? / Michael Zinman.

Book collectors United States.
Author: Zinman, Michael,
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): 2015 1004
ISBN: 0312141424

NAACP publications and related ephemera, 1915-1978.

Lynching Texas Waco.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): JWJ Zan N213 +915N
ISBN: 9780946381029 (pbk.)


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