Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities

New acquisitions, unique documents, and visual and textual curiosities from the collections.
  • 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...
  • Baby Beinecke

    July 22, 2014

    In honor of the Beinecke Library’s 50th anniversary in 2013, the Eli Whitney Museum and Workshop hosted a summer class in which students created...
  • Beinecke or Bust

    July 17, 2014

    Sculptural portraits in the Beinecke collections (an incomplete list): Anna Glenny Dunbar (1888-1990) Francis Hyde Bangs (1892-1964) Bronze YCAL MSS 47 Justin...
  • New Scholarship: The Map Thief

    June 24, 2014

    ‘The Map Thief’ by Michael Blanding, reviewed in The Boston Globe, June 7 2014, by Michael Washburn Extravagant crimes don’t always require extravagant tools...
  • New Collection: Miller Scrapbook

    May 20, 2014

  • New Collection: 1920s Cartoons

    May 14, 2014