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.
September 8, 2016
Opera mortis = The works of death : the simulacra & natural history of death's labors & hours of work / by Michael Kuch.
The papers include an autograph manuscript journal by Josephus H. Dunbar, manuscript letters by members of the Dunbar family, and manuscript records. The journal contains Dunbar's description of his overland journey from an unidentified city to Missouri, including his impressions of the landscape, the scarcity of land, and encounters with Native Americans. The journal also includes notes on Dunbar's work as a teacher and school administrator in Ray County, Missouri. The letters include correspondence between members of the Dunbar family, including Josephus H. and his wife, Sarah Arnold Dunbar. The records include manuscript life, death, and marriage records for Josephus H. and Sarah, as well as a manuscript record of Josephus H.'s appointment as a school administrator in Ray County.
BEINECKE (Non-Circulating) Technical Services in process: WA MSS S-3186
Pet for me : poems / selected by Lee Bennett Hopkins ; pictures by Jane Manning.