Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities

New acquisitions, unique documents, and visual and textual curiosities from the collections.
  • New Student Research

    December 22, 2014

    “Desire to Capture, Desire to Expose: The Scrapbook of H.D.,” by Caroline Sydney, Y2016 , written for Professor Laura Wexler’s Photography and Memory...
  • New Scholarship: Taming Manhattan

    December 4, 2014

    Streets of Gold? Sure Smelled Like Something Else, ‘Taming Manhattan,’ Catherine McNeur’s Environmental History , from the New York Times TAMING MANHATTAN:...
  • Student Projects: Digital Photography (Cai)

    October 21, 2014

    Work submitted by Yanglin Cai, Y16, for the composite image assigment in Meredith Miller’s Intermediate Digital Photography class. Cai used an original...
  • Molly Wheeler

    Player: Molly Wheeler

    September 3, 2014

    Congratulations to Beinecke’s own Molly Wheeler, featured “player” in this week’s New Haven Living PLAYERS: Librarians, By Todd Lyon | Photos by...
  • The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library

    Meet Hot Writers

    August 29, 2014

    Literary Speed Dating with the 2014 winners of the Windham Campbell Literature Prizes Tuesday, September 16, 6 PM Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library,...
  • Beautiful Saralee Dolls

    July 31, 2014

    Beautiful Saralee Dolls , Hollis 7, N.Y.: Ideal Toy Corp., [approximately 1950], call numbers: 2014 Folio 475 & 2014 Folio 476 ; associated archival...