Research Resources

Introducing AEON: The future is now!
September 30, 2011
"This Is My Life": The Sonnet and the Emergence of Black Subjectivity Thursday, September 29, 2011 at 2:00 pm Beinecke Library, Room 38
September 28, 2011
Photographic Memory Workshop – Graduate Student Working Group 2011-2012
September 8, 2011
The Amos Beman Scrapbook collection includes news clippings related to and collected by Amos Gerry Beman, a black minister in New Haven, Connecticut. Beman was a national leader during the mid-nineteenth century, a proponent of abolition, suffrage, temperance and educational and moral reform.
April 21, 2011
The Lloyd Richards Papers (YCAL MSS 366) are fully processed and open for research at the Beinecke Library.
October 22, 2010
The Beinecke Library collections include numerous African American community and business directories from the early decades of the 20th century. Such directories reveal detailed information about African American communities, documenting commerce, religious and civic activity, and social events.
September 28, 2010


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