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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.

October 15, 2014

[Photograph albums of African American couples in Idlewild, Michigan].

African American business enterprises Michigan Idlewild Pictorial works.
Description: Two photograph albums depicting unidentified African American couples at the African American resort community of Idlewild, Michigan, during the early 1950s. The albums were likely compiled by the same individual as they have similar covers and depict some of the same people. Images consist primarily of informal portraits and snapshots of men and women taking part in outdoor recreational activities including boating, fishing, and swimming in lakes. Many images include interior views of Idlewild, Michigan establishments and show men and socializing and playing cards. One series of images shows women riding pedal boats at the docks of Phil Giles Motor Boat Ride and men driving a small motor boat.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Manuscript Unit
ISBN: 1617752924

Bibliographical Press poetry broadsides, 1977-1980.

Poets, American 20th century.
Author: Bibliographical Press.
Description: A collection of printed broadsides issued by the Bibliographical Press featuring poetry by William Bronk, Cid Corman, Russell Edson, John Hollander, James Laughlin, Rebecca Newth, James L. Weil, and Jonathan Williams. Also present is correspondence between the poets and John A. Harrison, public services librarian at Yale University, with typescripts of poems submitted to the press, plus design layouts and proof prints of the broadsides.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): YCAL MSS 965
ISBN: 9781590178218 (paperback)

Chronicles of a bee whisperer / by Timothy Stobierski.

American poetry.
Author: Stobierski, Timothy.
Edition: 1st ed.
Imprint: St. Paul, Minn. : River Otter, c2012.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Zac St615 C4685 2012
ISBN: 9780983553021

Stops : a handbook for those who know their punctuation and for those who aren't quite sure / introduction by Robert M. Gay.

English language Punctuation.
Edition: First trade edition.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Za7 L24 1940S
ISBN: 0961215402 (pbk.)

Collection of six English land indentures, 1633-1707.

Land tenure Great Britain.
Description: Six manuscript indentures, on parchment, signed, in various hands, recording land transactions. At least three contracts involve Thomas Cotton of Warwick and the manor of Woodcote, and the remainder may also document transactions by various Cotton family members.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): GEN MSS 1220
ISBN: 9780983553021

Essay for regulating of the coyn : wherein is also set forth, I. how we have lost that import of plate and bullion we formerly had. : II. what is become of the great quantities of money coyned in the reign of King Charles II. and the preceeding re...

Coinage England Early works to 1800.
Author: A. V. (A. Vickaris)
Edition: The second edition / with an additional propostion for the regulating the coyn.
Imprint: London : Printed for Richard Cumberland, at the Angel in St. Paul's Church-yard, MDCXCVI [1696]
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): NZ Z696vi
ISBN: 9780810152434 (pbk. : alk. paper)

King William's affection to the Church of England examin'd.

Author: Defoe, Daniel, 1661?-1731.
Edition: The 3rd ed.
Imprint: London : [publisher not identified], 1703.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): NZ Z703db
ISBN: 9781556594663 (paperback)

New description of Merryland : containing a topographical, geographical, and natural history of that country.

Erotic literature Specimens.
Author: Stretzer, Thomas, -1738.
Edition: The seventh edition.
Imprint: Bath [i.e. London] : Printed and sold by J. Leake there; and by E. Curll, at Pope's Head in Rose-Street, Covent-Garden, MDCCXLI [1741]
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): 2014 2016
ISBN: 9781556594663 (paperback)

Potent ally, or, Succours from Merryland : with three essays in praise of the cloathing of that country; and the story of Pandora's box, to which is added, Erōtópolis ; The present state of Bettyland.

Erotic literature Specimens.
Author: Philo Britanniæ.
Edition: The second edition.
Imprint: Paris [i.e. London] : Printed by direction of the author, and sold by the booksellers of London and Westminster, 1741.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): 2014 2016
ISBN: 0500013519

Proceedings of the R.W.G. Encampment of the State of Kentucky annual session.

Fraternal organizations Kentucky Periodicals.
Author: Independent Order of Odd Fellows. Grand Encampment of Kentucky,
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): 2014 S49
ISBN: 1466936215


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