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Beinecke Collections

The James Weldon Johnson Collection includes small archival collections documenting the lives and work of numerous African American writers and artists; a list of many of these collections can be found on line at: Small Collections in the James Weldon Johnson Collection.
December 5, 2007
The Yale Collection of American Literature Reading Series on line finding aid for streaming audio of poetry readings at the Beinecke Library has recently been updated to include 2006 and 2007 readings by John Ashbery, Fanny Howe, Terrance Hayes, Major Jackson, Ron Padgett, and Natasha Trethewey, this year's Pulitzer Prize winner for poetry.
November 28, 2007
The Farwell Knapp Papers, containing correspondence with the poet H. Phelps Putnam, are now available for use at the Beinecke Library.
October 19, 2007
A conference to be held at Yale University, October 20 & 21, 2007 Detailed information is available online at: Poetics and Politics in Yehuda Amichai's World
October 17, 2007

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