Selected stories from the Beinecke Library, YaleNews, and external media outlets (the latter noted by source in parentheses after title of article).

  • Blogging paleography

    December 4, 2009

    Early Modern Paleography , a new blog from the Beinecke Library, celebrates the beauty and complexity of early modern English handwriting, with a daily...
  • Yale Tocqueville Manuscripts, ca. 1802-1840

    November 23, 2009

    Browse papers, artifacts, and portraits of both Alexis de Tocqueville, the 19th century French political thinker, historian, and author of Democracy in America...
  • Poetry Reading: Natasha Trethewey

    November 8, 2009

    Natasha Trethewey, Poetry Reading Wednesday, November 18, 4:00 p.m. Beinecke Library, 121 Wall Street Yale Collection of American Literature Reading Series...
  • Flare

    October 28, 2009

    A new artists’ book by Thomas Nozkowski and Cole Swensen co-published by Yale University Art Gallery & Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library The...
  • Monkeys' Moon & Pool Films

    October 16, 2009

    Film still from Monkeys’ Moon, circa 1929 Monkeys’ Moon , made in 1929 through a collaboration between the writers Kenneth Macpherson, Bryher, and the poet H...
  • Cole Swensen Reading

    October 2, 2009

    Cole Swensen, Poetry Reading Thursday, October 8, 12:20 p.m. Yale University Art Gallery 1111 Chapel Street In conjunction with the exhibition Continuous...
  • Book Artist Didier Mutel

    September 21, 2009

    A Conversation with Contemporary Book Artist Didier Mutel Thursday, September 24, 2009, 4:00 pm Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 121 Wall Street...
  • Living Theatre at Yale

    September 11, 2009

    Forty‐one years after The Living Theatre’s now legendary performance of Paradise Now at Yale Repertory Theatre in September 1968, which ended in the...
  • New Poetry Podcasts

    September 2, 2009

    New podcasts from the Yale Collection of American Literature Reading Series are now available. These readings, by poets Jennifer Moxley, Evie Shockley, Douglas...
  • Margaret Anderson and the Little Review

    July 6, 2009

    The Elizabeth Jenks Clark Collection of Margaret Anderson ( YCAL MSS 265 ) is open for research at the Beinecke Library. A detailed description of the...
  • Larry Kramer Papers

    June 29, 2009

    Larry Kramer Papers The collection documents the career of Larry Kramer as a playwright and author, an advocate for gay rights, and an activist in the fight...
  • The Van Vechten Paradox

    May 26, 2009

  • New Exhibition: Living Portraits

    April 17, 2009

  • Cabinet of (Poetry) Curiosities

    April 4, 2009

    In honor of National Poetry Month , throughout April the Beinecke Library’s Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities will feature poetry-related collection...
  • Yale Student Poets: April 2, 4pm

    March 24, 2009

    Please join us for a Yale student poetry reading on Thursday, April 2nd, 2009, at 4:00pm. Student poets reading their work include: Rebecca Dinerstein, Elisa...