Collection Highlights

The Beinecke Library contains multitudes. These selections of a few highlights represent some of the breadth and depth of materials from across time, place, genre, and format, and hopefully may inspire you to search for yourself throughout the collections. You can search the selected highlights in the box below, but also make sure to search all of the collections through Orbis, Archives at Yale, and the library’s digital collections.

  • Glenway Wescott Papers, 1900-1990

    The Glenway Wescott Papers consist of correspondence, journals, notebooks, manuscripts, personal and financial papers, research files, photographs, graphic...
  • Global Books at the Beinecke Library

    The Beinecke has a rich collection of non-Western materials that has been part of its teaching and research collection since the nineteenth century. New pages...
  • Gutenberg Bible

    The Gutenberg Bible is the first Western book printed from movable type. The Gutenberg Bible as a Typographical Monument (Andrew Keogh, 1926) The Yale copy of...
  • H.D. Papers

    Photographs, scrapbook pages, and ephemera documenting the life of American poet, H.D.

  • J. M. Barrie Collection

    The J. M. Barrie Collection contains correspondence, writings, and other papers relating to the life and work of the British author and playwright J. M. Barrie...