Beinecke Top Tens

Beinecke Top Tens gather (approximately) ten related items to give an at-a-glance look at some of the Library’s interesting, important, strange, compelling, beautiful holdings.
  • Beinecke Top Tens: Travel Journals

    November 7, 2013

    The Beinecke is home to extensive holdings concerning travel – travel logs, journals, and narratives; maps; novels; and more. Here are approximately ten...
  • Beinecke Top Tens: American Railways

    November 5, 2013

    The Beinecke is home to extensive holdings documenting American railroads and their construction. Here are just ten of the many fascinating books,...
  • Beinecke Top Tens: Literary Friendships

    October 14, 2013

    Fascinating inscribed books, open letters, manuscripts, and correspondences related to great literary friendships. Open letter from Mark Twain to Walt Whitman...
  • Beinecke Top Tens: African American Pulp

    October 14, 2013

    African American Pulp Prostitution, U. S. A. / by Mike Bruno and David B. Weiss. HQ144 .B78 1965 Pimp : the story of my life / by Iceberg Slim. JWJ Zan B3882...
  • Beinecke Top Tens: The Great Depression

    June 5, 2013

    John Steinbeck, The Grapes of Wrath limited edition with lithographs by Thomas Hart Benton Za St345 +939Gb Langston Hughes, Don’t You Want to Be Free?...
  • Beinecke Top Tens: A Beinecke Bucket List

    April 29, 2013

    Ten fascinating books, manuscripts, collections…to see before you graduate. Epistle from St. Paul , 3rd century Call Number: P.CtYBR inv. 415 Pictured (...
  • Beinecke Top Tens: EARTH DAY

    April 22, 2013

    Ten fascinating books, manuscripts, collections…that will make you want to leave the library! Peanuts cartoons about Silent Spring , Rachel Carson Papers...