African American Studies at Beinecke Library

Collections, events, and news from the James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection of African American Arts and Letters.
  • Exhibition: Black Panther Trial Sketches

    February 5, 2007

    The Black Panthers Trial: Courtroom Sketches by Robert Templeton on view at the Beinecke Library from January 10 to March 2 An exhibition of drawings...
  • E. L. McGlashan Collection

    December 18, 2006

    The E. L. McGlashan Collection of Documents Concerning Slavery in the United States consists of manuscript bills of sale, receipts, estate appraisals, deeds of...
  • Claude McKay Papers

    November 14, 2006

    Claude McKay (1890-1948), one of the major figures of the Harlem Renaissance, wrote several collections of poetry, novels, short stories, non-fiction, and...
  • Lloyd Richards Papers

    November 8, 2006

    The Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library is pleased to announce the acquisition of the papers of Lloyd Richards, theater pioneer and Professor Emeritus of...
  • Recent Acquisitions: Books

    November 4, 2006

    Search Orbis for the complete records of the following nineteenth and twentieth century titles recently added to the James Weldon Johnson Collection. W. L...
  • Research

    October 28, 2006

    Links to Yale Library Collections, Resources, and Research Tools Orbis : Search for books and manuscript collections in the Yale Libraries Finding Aid Database...