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.
  • Brava! at the Beinecke shines spotlight on women in theater

    February 28, 2022

  • Students present research detailing Yale’s history with slavery (Yale Daily News)

    February 4, 2022

  • Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies continues expansion (Yale Daily News)

    February 2, 2022

  • Santa’s mirth and merriment resound in the Beinecke archives

    December 20, 2021

  • Goldsby named Donnelley Professor of African American Studies and English

    December 9, 2021

  • Here at Yale: Documenting the road well-traveled

    December 3, 2021

  • Open for Research: John Ashbery Collection of Artwork and Objects

    November 29, 2021