Poet Mary Barnard was born in 1909 in Vancouver, Washington. In 1932, she graduated from Reed College in nearby Portland, Oregon, where she was introduced to the work of Ezra Pound. She began to correspond with the poet; the majority of their letters are now at the Beinecke Library.
October 23, 2006
The Yale Collection of American Literature has acquired the papers of poet and visual artist Ray DiPalma.
October 17, 2006
The Beinecke Library’s Gary Soto Papers include manuscripts, films, correspondence, ephemera, and books documenting the Chicano writer’s life and work.
October 15, 2006
Making No Compromise: Margaret Anderson and the Little Review -- On Exhibition at The Beinecke Library
“Making No Compromise: Margaret Anderson and the Little Review” is on view at the Beinecke Library from October 1, 2006, to January 5, 2007 -- Exhibition Opening Reception: Tuesday, October 10 5:15pm
October 1, 2006
The Yale Collection of American Literature has acquired the literary archive of poet, painter, and art critic Marjorie Welish.
September 25, 2006
The Beinecke Library has acquired a collection of more than 325 books and chapbooks of poetry by modern and contemporary Native American poets. This extensive collection includes the work of well established poets such as Joy Harjo and Simon Ortiz, as well as work by less well-known writers.The books come to the Beinecke from the personal library of Abenaki poet Joseph Bruchac, whose literary archive is also in the library’s collections.
September 15, 2006