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.

  • Marguerite Young papers

    The Marguerite Young Papers document the work of writer Marguerite Young. The papers consist of personal and professional correspondence, drafts of writings,...
  • Mary Hunter Wolf papers

    The Mary Hunter Wolf papers contain correspondence, writings, financial records, audiovisual material, photographs, printed material, personal papers, scripts...
  • Monique Wittig papers

    The collection consists of correspondence, writings, lectures, teaching materials, writings by others, conference materials, printed material, electronic media...
  • Monkeys' Moon & Pool Films

    Monkeys' Moon, made in 1929 by Kenneth Macpherson, Bryher, and the poet H. D. was thought to be lost. Eighty years later, this six minute film has fully...

  • N. Scott Momaday Papers

    N. Scott Momaday (b. 1934) is a Native American writer, painter, and activist of Kiowa descent. His mother, Natachee Scott Momaday, taught elementary school in...