Selection of images of rodeo riders from Beinecke collections. Many more in: WA Photos 314 and WA Photos 58
August 12, 2011
Dick Griffith, born to a rodeo family in Canton, Oklahoma in 1913 won four consecutive world-championship bull riding titles from 1939-1942. He stopped in New York to be photographed by Carl Van Vechten in October, 1940.
May 10, 2010
Subscribe to


Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library
121 Wall Street | New Haven, CT 06511
Campus Map

Tel: (203) 432-2977    Fax: (203) 432-4047

USPS: Mailing Address and Information

email: Ask a Librarian




The exhibition gallery is closed while the library's building is under renovation.

Temporary Reading Room Hours 
Monday - Friday: 9 am to 4:45 pm

The temporary reading room is located in Yale's Sterling Memorial Library, across Wall Street from the Beinecke.

Holiday Schedule and Closed Collections Schedule