Beinecke Collections

The Yale Collection of American Literature recently announced its acquisition of the papers of playwright Paula Vogel, noting that Vogel is the first female playwright whose papers have joined the American Literature collection at Beinecke. Though Vogel is the first formal, full-time female playwright, she joins an impressive roster of female dramatists, whose work is represented in the following collections:
January 9, 2015
A note concerning preparations for the Beinecke Library's major renovation in 2015, including details about temporarily closing individual archival collections.
March 12, 2014
From photographer and pioneering printmaker Richard "Chip" Benson's Master Class at Beinecke Library on the physical structure of prints and the history of printmaking.
May 13, 2013
The Oracle and the Curse, a new book by Professor Caleb Smith.
April 10, 2013
The Yale Collection of American Literature includes extraordinarily holdings in alternative literary publications--the state of the art of contemporary poetry and prose.
February 24, 2013
BEINECKE VISITING FELLOW TALK What Will Lettrism Turn Out to Be? Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 1:00 pm Beinecke Library, Room 39
December 4, 2012
THE WILLIAM CARLOS WILLIAMS COLLECTION AT YALE BY DONALD GALLUP Originally published in The Yale University Library Gazette, Vol. 56, No. 1/2 (October 1981), pp. 50-59
November 20, 2012


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