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YCAL-JWJ Collection Highlights

Ten playbills from playwright Thornton Wilder's extensive collection.
February 18, 2014
Ten inscribed books, open letters, manuscripts, and correspondences related to great literary friendships.
October 14, 2013
Ten fascinating books, manuscripts, collections...related to the Harlem Renaissance.
October 14, 2013
Ten fascinating books, manuscripts, collections...related to The Great Depression.
June 5, 2013
The James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection is pleased to announce a new digital image guide: Robert Reed, The Life and Adventures of a Haunted Convict, or the Inmate of a Gloomy Prison; an unpublished manuscript, [ca. 1858]
May 2, 2013
Ten fascinating books, manuscripts, collections...related to American Civil Rights Movements.
April 7, 2013
Monday, April 1 at 4pm: a gallery talk on the manuscript of Walden and a stud-section purportedly from Thoreau's cabin.
April 1, 2013

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