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 3, 2014
Natural history of 'stuck-up' people / by Albert Smith.
The collection consists of graphite, ink, and watercolor sketches for three of Robert Locher's projects: two illustrations for Prancing Nigger by Ronald Firbank (New York: Brentano's, 1924); eight illustrations and title page designs for The White Robe by James Branch Cabell (New York: R. M. McBride & Company, 1928), and a dust jacket design for Tropical Winter by Joseph Hergesheimer (New York: A. A. Knopf, 1933). The Cabell sketches are accompanied by sets of negative and positive photostats of the finished illustrations; the Hergesheimer sketch is accompanied by a printed dust jacket.
Collection consists chiefly of correspondence relating to George Leite and publication of Circle magazine, including carbons of outgoing letters and original incoming letters. Correspondents include Harper & Brothers, Ben Hecht, Dorothy Norman, and others. Accompanied by a copy of a 1944 interview with Leite about Circle magazine and drafts, typescript, corrected, of translations, done in collaboration with Basil Marros, of a poem by "D. Rentis".