Modern Books and Manuscripts

The collection of Modern Books and Manuscripts covers a wide range of subjects with strengthsin literature written in English outside the United States; American children's literature; the printing arts; LGBTQ writing; human sexuality and gender studies; playing cards;the history of hunting and fishing;and the history of finance.
  • Drawing of fish bottle by Marianne Moore

    Go Fish!

    January 8, 2021

  • Art & Protest: A Conversation

    October 14, 2020

    See, download, and share poster From the Battle of Seattle to Occupy Wall Street , Bolotnaya Square to Nuit debout , the Arab Spring , the Movement of the...
  • "New to the world" Talking to Leonard Marcus '72, a scholar of children’s books.

    September 1, 2020

  • Black Lives Matter

    June 10, 2020

    From University Librarian Susan Gibbons, June 9, 2020 From Beinecke Library Director Edwin C. Schroeder, June 10, 2020: Last week’s Beinecke Library e-...
  • woodcut depicting a couple playing a board game

    Let's Play!

    April 23, 2020