Early Books and Manuscripts

The Beinecke Library is one of the most significant sources for history in North America and contains a rich collection of materials from the classical world to the Renaissance.
  • Bright Young Librarians: Eric Ensley (Fine Books)

    September 9, 2021

  • Analysis unlocks secret of the Vinland Map – it’s a fake

    September 1, 2021

  • Barbara Shailor pictured seating in Beinecke Plaza with her donation in front of her.

    Fragment Donated in Honor of Toshiyuki Takamiya

    August 30, 2021

  • Image of St. Maurice, an African saint portrayed in sixteenth-century European armor as a knight.

    African Saints in Medieval Europe: St. Maurice

    July 26, 2020