The new issue of ESOPUS Magazine features an article by Beinecke Library Catalog Librarian Ellen Ellickson about a collection of buttons kept by Marjorie Wynne, who served as Rare Book Librarian at Yale for over 40 years. Ellen writes movingly about memories of Marjorie and the reasons why the packages of buttons are so well-organized. Accompanying the essay are beautifully composed photographs of a selection of buttons.
October 22, 2009
A selection of publications (which brings Beinecke's collection to near completeness) from the press run by Tom Raworth and Barry Hall in the late 1960s.
September 11, 2007
A few poems from the latest group of archives from the prolific poet, biographer, critic and chronicler Jeremy Reed, whose writings cover an expanse of 20th and 21st century culture and whose mission, in his own words, is "to rehabilitate the dispossessed" [An in-depth interview can be found here]
August 23, 2007
An alt-culture magazine from Basel, 1976-1982, (later renamed The Village Cry) focusing on fashion, film, music and strange phenomena, edited by photographer Beat Presser, who would later become a still photographer for Werner Herzog.
August 15, 2007