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 30, 2018
Busy creature's day eating : an alphabetical smorgasbord / by Mo Willems.
Manuscript copy, on paper, in the hand of Susan Armyne Belasyse, of a selection of prayers from an unidentified edition of The whole duty of man. The volume includes morning and evening prayers and prayers for grace. The final page of the text is dated "November the 27 1667."
Manuscript on paper, probably incomplete, in a single unidentified hand, containing excerpts from published historical sources on the history and descent of the Herbert family. The entries cover the family history from the fourteenth century until about 1690, when the estates of William Herbert, Earl of Powis (1626?-1696) were seized by Parliament.
BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): OSB MSS FILE 19745
My uncle's wedding / written by Eric Ross ; illustrated by Tracy K. Greene.
"There's so much to do now that Uncle Mike and Steve are getting married. Follow Andy on this enjoyable journey as he talks about his uncle's wedding, how it affects him, and the things he gets to do in preparation for the ceremony."-- Publisher.
Autograph manuscript fair copy of a collection of sermons by an unidentified author in a formal script. Several are annotated with the places and dates of preaching, usually Newcastle, and some contain passages in an unidentified system of shorthand. The first sermon in the volume refers to "the contest between us & France" and "Popish impositions," and was preached on the occasion of a public fast in Newcastle, 13 February 1761. Other sermons concern the distinction between public and private worship, the relationship of morality and religion, family piety, and sin and repentance. Some sermons are annotated in a cursive script, possibly by the author at a later date.