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.
  • Belonging at Yale – Focus on Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

    May 1, 2020

  • woodcut depicting a couple playing a board game

    Let's Play!

    April 23, 2020

  • 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