General Modern Collection
In honor of the third anniversary of the launch of the Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities...
July 19, 2010
The Practical Ostrich Feather Dyer / by Alexander Paul; revised and corrected by Dr. M. Frank. Philadelphia: Published by Mrs. Dr. M. Frank, "Textile Colorist," 1888. Includes dyed feather samples; manuscript notes laid in.
July 12, 2010
Photographs and film stills used to illustrate the pioneering film magazine Close Up (1927-1933), edited and published by writers and filmamkers Kenneth Macpherson, Bryher (Annie Winifred Ellerman), and H. D. (Hilda Doolittle). A complete description of the collection can be found online: Close Up Magazine Photograph File YCAL MSS 337.
July 6, 2010
"Better be meek than be fragments in trying to be fireworks" - Marianne Moore
July 2, 2010
"Lee Wulff: 'Each fly is a dream we cast out to fool fish'" a new exhibition on view 25 June through 16 September 2010 at Beinecke Library
June 24, 2010
Two moving poems written to mark the passing of two young sisters in New Hampshire in 1814. "[An Elegy], Composed on the sudden deaths of Lydia Page Sanborn . . . and Rebecca Sanborn . . ." by John Paige, Jun. - with a second elegy by Elder Joseph Badger.
June 10, 2010