News

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

  • 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...
  • Susan Howe and David Grubbs

    Performance: Souls of the Labadie Tract

    January 21, 2009

    Susan Howe and David Grubbs Poetry Reading & Musical Performance Tuesday, February 10, 4:00 pm Beinecke Library, 121 Wall Street Yale Collection of...
  • In Memoriam

    January 7, 2009

    Eartha Kitt (January 17, 1927 – December 25, 2008), photographed by Carl Van Vechten on October 19, 1954. Additional images of Eartha Kitt are available in the...
  • Lucille Clifton Poetry Reading

    November 24, 2008

    Tuesday, December 2, 5:30pm Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel Street (NOTE: this event will not take place at Beinecke Library) Co-sponsored by the Yale...
  • Beinecke Image Guides

    November 10, 2008

    The Beinecke Library is pleased to announce the addition of browseable image “collections” to our Digital Library . The collections have been selected from...
  • Henry and Servilla: Or, The Death Bridal, Being a Graphic Account of the New Boston Tragedy. [New Boston, NH, 1854].

    Henry and Servilla: or, The Death Bridal

    October 29, 2008

    Henry and Servilla: Or, The Death Bridal , Being a Graphic Account of the New Boston Tragedy. [New Boston, NH, 1854] . The Yale Collection of American...
  • Richard Wright, Native Son, and the Beinecke

    October 29, 2008

    The James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection at the Beinecke Library is pleased to announce a new podcast: Richard Wright, Native Son, and the Beinecke: Being...
  • A Celebration of New Writing

    October 13, 2008

    Young African American Poets: A Celebration of New Writing Poetry Readings by Evie Shockly, Douglas Kearney, and Amaud Jamal Johnson Tuesday, October 28, 4pm...
  • Gertrude Stein

    Yale University Collection Guides

    September 24, 2008

    Guides to Yale University’s extensive collections of research materials related to international Modernism and African American studies are now available from...
  • Celebrating Richard Wright

    September 10, 2008

    The James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection at the Beinecke Library will cosponsor a centenary celebration of Richard Wright’s writing and life on September...