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The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library is thrilled to announce that it has acquired an archive of some 100 letters of James Baldwin, as well as a corrected typescript of Baldwin's third novel Another Country. The letters constiute one of the largest groups of Baldwin manuscripts held by any institution. They were purchased from Walter O. Evans, a collector and patron of African American arts and letters.
November 6, 2013
Yale Daily News coverage of the Yale College Poets.
April 10, 2013
REMEMBERING SHAKESPEARE An exhibition at the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library February 1 - June 4, 2012
February 1, 2012
Multitudes: A Celebration of the Yale Collection of American Literature, 1911–2011 July 8 through October 1, 2011 Do I contradict myself? Very well then . . . . I contradict myself; I am large . . . . I contain multitudes.
July 6, 2011
Recordings of readings by the poet Muriel Rukeyser from the Lee Anderson Papers (YCAL MSS 402) are now available on the digital audio archive PennSound:
May 31, 2011
Wendy Moffat discusses her new biography of E. M. Forster
March 24, 2011
THE JAMES WELDON JOHNSON MEMORIAL LECTURE | 2011   A Reading & Conversation with New Yorker critic Hilton Als Wednesday, March 23, 2011 at 4:00 pm
March 16, 2011

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