Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities
Blanche Dunn's legs and shoes, Photographed by Carl Van Vechten
September 18, 2007
A selection of publications (which brings Beinecke's collection to near completeness) from the press run by Tom Raworth and Barry Hall in the late 1960s.
September 11, 2007
Magnum: die Zeitschrift für das moderne Leben, 1954-1966, was a German/Austrian compendium of images and commentary on modern design, art, architecture, fashion, and lifestyle. Issue 3, was titled "Wie Weiter?" [What Next?] And it included a memorable cartoon [titled : "Still no solution!"]
September 4, 2007
A few poems from the latest group of archives from the prolific poet, biographer, critic and chronicler Jeremy Reed, whose writings cover an expanse of 20th and 21st century culture and whose mission, in his own words, is "to rehabilitate the dispossessed" [An in-depth interview can be found here]
August 23, 2007
The Poet's Dinner Table, (New Haven): O.A. Dorman, [ca. 1875] (click image for detailed view)
August 21, 2007
A newly acquired pop-up/moving flap book (1946, World Publishing). : A scene with flap closed: and opened: And the last page:
August 17, 2007
New acquisitions, unique documents, and visual and textual curiosities from the collections.