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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 27, 2014

Reports of the majority and minority of the Committee of the Senate on the Post Office and Post Roads : together with the documents accompanying the same; to which is prefixed an index of the principal matters in the reports.

Postal service United States.
Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Post Offices and Post Roads,
Imprint: Washington : Printed by Duff Green, 1835.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): 2014 +379
ISBN: 9781847371133 (hbk.)

October 24, 2014

[Photographs of Guy Debord at the 1962 Internationale Situationniste conference in Antwerp, Belgium].

Author: Dohmen, Leo, 1929-1999,
Description: Photographs of Guy Debord and other participants at the 6th Conference of the Internationale Situationniste in Antwerp, Belgium, taken by Leo Dohmen in November 1962. Images include portraits and scenes of men and women socializing and drinking in bars and restaurants. Also included is a double exposure portrait of Dubord that appeared in the first edition of his book "La société du spectacle."
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Manuscript Unit
ISBN: 0934536058

[Scrapbook of photographs and clippings relating to Knickerbocker Field Club Dramatic Corps performances].

Actors and actresses New York (State) New York Pictorial works.
Description: The collection consists of 37 leaves removed from a scrapbook of photographs, clippings, and other materials documenting the performances of the Knickerbocker Field Club Dramatic Corps of Flatbush, Brooklyn, New York, from 1905 to 1907. Mounted on scrapbook leaves are 55 photographs of actors and actresses on stage as well as clippings and programs related to nine productions. Productions depicted include: "A Virginia Courtship," "Are You a Mason?," "My Friend from India," "In Chancery," "His Excellency the Governor," "The Senator," "The Man of Mexico," "The Butterflies," "The Gray Mare," and "Mr. Hopkinson." Two additional photographs accompany the scrapbook along with two menus for the 1905 and 1906 Knickbocker Club Dinners.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Manuscript Unit
ISBN: 0934536058

Amistad : Martin Van Buren & John Quincy Adams : original manuscripts from the Gilder Lehrman Collection / introduction by David Brion Davis.

Slave insurrections United States.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): JWJ Za D2918 998A

Collection of offprints by incunabulist Curt F. Bühler.

Author: Bühler, Curt F. (Curt Ferdinand), 1905-1985.
Imprint: 1938-1978.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): 2014 +376

Gentle way : judo poems / by Carole Van Wyngarden to Barbara Boyd.

American literature 20th century.
Author: Van Wyngarden, Carole,
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Zab V3898 974G
ISBN: 0970027702

October 23, 2014

Jess : looking past, seeing through.

Author: Jess, 1923-2004,
Description: Recto has a black-and-white photograph of the artist Jess, seated in what appears to be his apartment, with the exhibition title and details super-imposed over the image. Verso has an image of Jess's collage "Tricky Cad (case II)," signed at bottom "Jess '54."
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): BrSides 2014 414
ISBN: 0970027702


Landscapes Pictorial works.
Author: Beacham, Jon,
Description: Consists of one black-and-white landscape image affixed to a small sheet of paper that is in turn affixed to a larger sheet of paper; a second black-and-white landscape image affixed directly to the larger sheet; and the title "Reference" printed in white letters on a red slip of paper and affixed to the larger sheet.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): BrSides 2014 413
ISBN: 0970027702

For the benefit of Mr. Sylvester Daggerwood, Theatre-Royal Dunstable, by His Majesty's servants, on Tuesday, 11th of June, by particular desire of several persons of distinction, will be performed the celebrated tragedy of "Hamlet, or, The prince ...

Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): BrSides 2014 416
ISBN: 1908123060

October 22, 2014

Town / Alfred Starr Hamilton.

Author: Hamilton, Alfred Starr,
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): BrSides 2014 410
ISBN: 9781847371133 (hbk.)


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