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Collection Highlights

New and notable highlights from our digital collections.

James Baldwin Photographs and Papers Manuscripts, correspondence, and photographs documenting the career of the essayist, novelist.
James Weldon Johnson and Grace Nail Johnson Papers Letters, manuscripts, notebooks, and photographs that document the life and work of the African-American poet, novelist, songwriter, and diplomat.
Japanese Manuscript Collection Over 700 Japanese manuscripts assembled by Asakawa Kan'ichi 朝河貫一 (1873-1948), the first Japanese professor of History and Curator of the East Asian collections in the Yale Library.
John Thomson’s Illustrations of China and Its People, 1873-1874 200 photographs documenting the people and landscapes of 19th century China.
Jonathan Edwards Collection Writings and artifacts documenting the life of the theologian, missionary, and leader of the great Awakening. 
Jonathan Williams Photographs Photographs by Photographer, Poet, and Publisher Jonathan Williams
Pass of Rattlesnake Mountains and Devil's Gate. Volume 2, 1849 August 5 - November
Joseph Goldsborough Bruff Diaries, Journals, and Notebooks Sixteen illustrated diaries describing an 1849 expedition by a draftsman in the Bureau of Topographical Engineers.
Katherine S. Dreier Papers / Société Anonyme Archive Photographs, correspondence, and ephemera documenting the life of this artist, art collector, and patron of the arts.
Kathryn Hulme Papers Selections from the papers of Kathryn Hulme, novelist and relief worker.
Photograph of a stage production of King Lear
Ken Reynolds Post-Soviet Theatre Photographs Note: Beinecke does not own the Ken Reynolds collection. These pages are for testing purposes only.
Andrew No Wife, Syllabary practice
Kilpatrick Collection of Cherokee Manuscripts Manuscripts documenting the Cherokee language, and history and culture of the Oklahoma Cherokee.
[Postcard] 1918 November [to] Kurt Wolff, Leipzig, [from] Franz Kafka, Prague.
Kurt Wolff Archive, 1907-1938 Correspondence from the archive of the German publisher who established Kurt Wolff Verlag and Pantheon Books. 



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