Search Orbis for the complete records of the following nineteenth and twentieth century titles recently added to the James Weldon Johnson Collection. W. L. Haskell, “Onward,” [Alabama], 1903. An inspirational broadside printed in honor of W. E. B. DuBois and featuring captioned portraits of DuBois, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Black Patti, and others.
November 4, 2006
The Beinecke’s Walt Whitman Collection — acquired by way of gifts from various sources — contains letters, manuscripts, photographs, art, and other material dating from 1842-1949 and features the Whitmania of Yale benefactors Louis Mayer Rabinowitz and Arian Van Sinderen.
October 25, 2006
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