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.
  • Page from La fin du monde filmee par l’Ange N.-D. by Blaise Cendrars; Image by Fernand Leger

    The Art and Craft of Pochoir

    March 30, 2020

  • In Memoriam: Frederick R. Koch (New York Times obituary)

    February 13, 2020

  • The Polymathic Mind of John Ruskin (Hyperallergic)

    November 30, 2019

  • Poet Wayne Koestenbaum’s archive ‘a memory lane of mental calories spent’

    September 11, 2019