Research Resources

The Yale Collection of American Literature has acquired the papers of M/E/A/N/I/N/G, an art and culture journal edited by Susan Bee and Mira Schor.
March 14, 2013
A fictionalized autobiography thought to be the first novel written by an African American woman (c. 1850); now available online.
March 14, 2013
The two-day symposium exploring the changing shape of archives on institutional stewardship and scholarship.
March 7, 2013
Ten fascinating books, letters, photos, objects, collections, archives, documents...related to Paul Robeson.
March 5, 2013
Talks, discussions, and readings by curators, scholars, and writers.
February 23, 2013
Kirsten MacLeod, “The ‘Librarian’s Dream-Prince’: Carl Van Vechten and America’s Modernist Cultural Archives Industry,” Information & Culture: A Journal of History, Volume 46, Number 4, 2011.
November 18, 2012


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