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.
  • New Scholarship: Ewa Kolodziejczyk on Miłosz

    August 10, 2017

  • Interview with Trevor Winkfield

    July 7, 2017

  • Gerhard and Hella Adler: Dream Drawings

    February 24, 2013

    Gerhard and Hella Adler were German-Jewish born Jungian analysts, disciples of both Carl and Emma Jung themselves. Escaping Nazi persecution in the 1930s, they...
  • White Cube, Green Maze: New Art Landscapes

    February 17, 2013

    Recently opened at the Yale School of Architecture Gallery, an exhibit exploring the newest trends in museum design that leave the classic “white cube” model...
  • SUPERSTUDIO's Radical Architecture

    February 4, 2013

    Nowhere was the postwar avant-garde more radical than in architecture. In order to shake off the “hegemonic grip” of academic classicism—and therefore...
  • Dutch PUNK!

    November 22, 2012

    In cities around the world the late 1970s/early 1980s marked high unemployment, housing shortages, and general political discontent. Coming off the...
  • Paris - May 1968

    November 14, 2012

    The student revolts of 1968 in Paris have assumed an iconic status in modern history. With a long tradition of popular uprising and revolution, the French...
  • Richard Neville

    November 7, 2012

    Beinecke has acquired the huge and hugely irreverent archive of Richard Neville, Australian publisher, writer, and counter-culturalist. Most well-known for co-...