volume 2, no. 5 The Tibet Mirror (Yul phyogs so so'i gsar 'gyur me long), Tibet's first native language newspaper, began in October 1925 in Kalimpong, India. It chronicled dramatic social and political transformations in Tibet, India, and in the broader region.
July 22, 2010
Bryher (1894-1983) was a British author best known for her historical novels, including The Fourteenth of October (1952) and Coin of Carthage (1962), and her autobiographical writings.
July 14, 2010
A new podcast from our occasional series, American Letters, is available: Episode 3: Ernest Hemingway to Ezra Pound, 1931. Despite a broken arm and several broken fingers, Hemingway writes to his friend Ezra Pound and to Pound's wife, Dorothy Shakespear.
May 18, 2010
Explore over 100 items of artwork and manuscript material from the Franz R. and Kathryn M. Stenzel collection of western American art, 1728-1966.
May 11, 2010
In this seven minute podcast, Robert A.M. Stern, J.M. Hoppin Professor and Dean of the Yale School of Architecture, discusses the architecture and history of the Beinecke Library, designed by Gordon Bunshaft of the firm Skidmore, Owings and Merrill.
April 22, 2010
Early Modern Women's Manuscript Poetry in the Beinecke Library By Elizabeth Scott-Baumann, current Beinecke Visiting Fellow Monday, April 19, 2010 at 11:00 am Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, 121 Wall Street, Room 39 Free and open to the public
April 14, 2010
In 1868, A.J. Russell began a project to document the construction of the Union Pacific, the eastern portion of the first transcontinental railroad. Railroad executives, attuned to the way that photographs might enhance support for their work among investors, politicians, and the general public, offered Russell extraordinary cooperation.
April 13, 2010
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