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

  • New Librarian of the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library

    December 21, 2010

  • Research Fellow Lecture

    October 12, 2010

  • In Memoriam

    May 10, 2010

  • A Talk on Women’s Manuscript Poetry

    April 14, 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:...
  • Lyn Hejinian Reading

    April 7, 2010

    Lyn Hejinian, Poetry Reading Tuesday, April 13, 4:00 pm Beinecke Library, 121 Wall Street Yale Collection of American Literature Reading Series Poet, essayist...
  • Winter

    February 10, 2010

    Today’s forecast: Snow and areas of blowing snow. High near 34. Breezy, with a northeast wind between 13 and 22 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph. Chance...
  • David Plowden: An American Photographer

    January 15, 2010

    For five decades, the photographer David Plowden of Winnetka, Illinois, has documented America’s vanishing landscapes and artifacts, his stunning black and...
  • Follow Us...

    December 17, 2009

    The Beinecke Library is now on Facebook and Twitter. Become our Facebook fan and subscribe to our Twitter feed for announcements about poetry events, new...
  • 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...