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.
  • 39th Byzantine Studies Conference

    November 1, 2013

    Exhibition of Byzantine manuscripts at the Beinecke Library hosted by Roland Betancourt, Magdalene Breidenthal, Robert Nelson and Nicole Paxton Sullo...
  • Yale Lectures in Medieval Studies

    September 26, 2013

    This year’s Yale Lectures in Medieval Studies brings several scholars to campus who work on issues of scribal transmission and other aspects of the...
  • Voynich Manuscript Inspires New Music

    February 28, 2013

    As part of the Beinecke’s Fiftieth Anniversary celebration, young composers in Yale’s School of Music used Beinecke manuscripts as inspiration to...
  • Recent Acquisition: English Pocket Bible (13th century)

    February 10, 2013