Recent Acquisitions

Posts and news stories about selected recent acquisitions. The Beinecke Library’s annual reports include more of each year’s recent acquistions, briefly noted, and researchers are encouraged to search the library’s collections to explore the full range of materials, both longstanding and newly acquired.

  • Beinecke Library Acquires David Sedaris Papers

    December 10, 2018

  • Beinecke Library 2017-2018 Annual Report

    November 20, 2018

    The Beinecke Library 2017-2018 Annual Report, including stories, statistics, and selected recent acquisitions, can be read and downloaded here: Beinecke...
  • New Acquisition: Orson Welles Scripts

    October 26, 2018

  • New Acquisition: A Long Way from Home Archive

    October 15, 2018

  • NEW Acquisition: H.D.'s Needlework

    April 13, 2018

  • Beinecke Apocalypse

    March 13, 2017

    The Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library has acquired an early illustrated copy of Telesphorus of Cosenza’s LIbellus de magnis tribulationibus et de...
  • Icons of American Literature

    September 15, 2016

  • Recently Acquired Papal Letter

    December 17, 2015

    This is a recently acquired papal letter written by Pope Gregory IX in 1234. Papal letters are called bulls after the lead seal affixed to the document called...
  • New Collection: Cultivating Thought Series

    June 22, 2015

  • Cabin in the Sky

    January 14, 2015

  • Hallelujah

    January 14, 2015

  • Red Summer Archive

    September 23, 2014

  • Cave Canem Foundation Records

    September 9, 2014

  • Cornelius Eady Papers

    September 9, 2014

  • New Collection: Henry James

    July 18, 2014

  • New Collection: Miller Scrapbook

    May 20, 2014

  • New Collection: 1920s Cartoons

    May 14, 2014

  • New Collection: Bell Scrapbook

    May 5, 2014

  • New Acquisition: Black Film Ephemera

    March 7, 2014

  • Soul Passages

    February 11, 2014

  • Marilynne Robinson Papers

    February 24, 2013

  • Recent Acquisition: English Pocket Bible (13th century)

    February 10, 2013

  • "Beauty and Success"

    August 2, 2012