Yale Collection of American Literature

The Yale Collection of American Literature documents the creative lives, the artistic communities, and the literary achievements of American writers. The collectionis noted for its strength in nineteenth, twentieth, and twenty-first-century poetry, fiction, and dramatic writings. The archives of writers of diverse backgrounds underscore the collection’s interest in the indigenous and immigrant cultures that shape American literature.
  • Georgia O’Keeffe’s recipe collection (CT Public Radio)

    February 15, 2023

  • Beinecke Library unites past and present in spring exhibit (Yale Daily News)

    February 8, 2023

  • A COMPOSITIONAL COLLABORATION(?) BETWEEN MARGARET BONDS AND FLORENCE PRICE: “Sleep Song” (Medium)

    January 20, 2023

  • How Janet Malcolm Created Her Own Personal Archive (LitHub)

    January 18, 2023

  • Campus events honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

    January 10, 2023

  • Zelda Fitzgerald's Wish to Publish Paper Dolls Book Fulfilled Decades Later (Newsweek)

    November 18, 2022