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A new exhibition and a new exhibition blog! Visit God Save the King: Music from the British Royal Court, 1770 – 1837 online and in-person, if you can. We would love to see you. For more events around this exhibition please visit our calendar.
October 1, 2010
A new podcast from our occasional series, American Letters, is available: Episode 3: Ernest Hemingway to Ezra Pound, 1931. Despite a broken arm and several broken fingers, Hemingway writes to his friend Ezra Pound and to Pound's wife, Dorothy Shakespear.
May 18, 2010
Today's forecast: Snow and areas of blowing snow. High near 34. Breezy, with a northeast wind between 13 and 22 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 5 to 9 inches possible. The Beinecke is open for business today.
February 10, 2010
Four 17th century broadsides from Beinecke collections. [full records can be found in the Beinecke Digital Library.]
August 5, 2008
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.
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