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: 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...
  • Beinecke Top Tens: Civil Rights

    April 7, 2013

  • Beinecke Top Tens: Wilder at the Movies

    April 2, 2013

    Promotional material for “Hello, Dolly!”, the movie musical based on Thornton Wilder’s play, “The Matchmaker.” The collection consists of 3 programs, one...
  • Beinecke Top Tens: Paul Robeson

    March 5, 2013

    Beinecke Top Tens: Paul Robeson Lobby cards for 1933 motion picture “Emperor Jones” starring Paul Robeson and directed by Dudley Murphy, from the stage play by...
  • Beinecke Top Tens: Modernist Manuscripts

    March 1, 2013

    Hart Crane, “The Bridge” The Dial/Scofield Thayer Papers, YCAL MSS 34 H.D., Trilogy H. D. Papers, YCAL MSS 24 T. S. Eliot, “The Waste Land” The Dial/Scofield...