Yale Collection of American Literature
All We Know: Three Lives by Lisa Cohen, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux Esther Murphy was a brilliant New York intellectual who dazzled friends and strangers with an unstoppable flow of conversation. But she never finished the books she was contracted to write—a painful failure and yet a kind of achievement.
November 10, 2012
From the Mabel Dodge Luhan Papers in the Yale Collection of American Literature (YCAL MSS 196 & YCAL MSS 197)
November 10, 2012
Thornton Wilder A Life By Penelope Niven published by HarperCollins
November 1, 2012
“Gertrude Gertrude Stein Stein: What are the Questions?” by Joan Retallack, poet, essayist, critic, and professor at Bard College Friday, October 26 at 5:00 pm a lecture in honor of the exhibition “Descriptions of Literature”: Texts and Contexts in the Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas Papers on view October 8–December 14, 2012 and the Gertrude Stein Society Meeting
October 25, 2012
“Descriptions of Literature”: Texts and Contexts in the Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas Papers Exhibition on view October 8–December 14, 2012 “Gertrude Gertrude Stein Stein: What are the Questions?” by Joan Retallack, poet, essayist, critic, and professor at Bard College Exhibition opening lecture, Friday, October 26 at 5:00 pm Gertrude Stein Society Meeting Friday October 26, 2012
October 19, 2012
The James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection at the Beinecke Library is pleased to announce that the Richard Bruce Nugent Papers are now available for research. A detailed list of materials in the archive can be found here: Richard Bruce Nugent Papers (JWJ MSS 92).
October 8, 2012
Room 26 congratulates Moira Fitzgerald and the Beinecke's Access Services staff on the resounding success of Aeon, the Beinecke Library's online registration and requesting service, now 1 year old! Since its launch last year, Aeon has processed 33,414 requests to view collection materials from patrons and staff and logged 8695 reading room visits. For AEON info on the Beinecke home page: http://www.library.yale.edu/beinecke/brblinfo/brblvisi.html
October 3, 2012