Gather Out of Star-Dust: The Harlem Renaissance & the Beinecke Library, a major building-wide exhibition, continues on view at the library, 121 Wall Street, New Haven, Connecticut, through April 17.
African American literary and artistic achievements are showcased in a new exhibition, “Destined to Be Known: The James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection at 75,” at the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Yale University. The exhibition runs Sept. 23 – Dec. 10 in the library, 121 Wall St., which is always free and open to the public.
William “Bill” Nightingale ’53 has been an active alumnus of Yale for 65 years. Among his latest connections with campus, Nightingale has given his collection of more than 300 cartoon books to the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library.
The North American West has been inhabited for millennia, but our vision of its history and cultures has been shaped, perhaps disproportionally, by the modern invention of photography. Eye on the West showcases photographs made since 1960 and encourages viewers to consider the continuing relationship between the region and the medium, to think about the ways that photographers influence our understanding of the contemporary West, its people and its places.
The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library mourns the death of William Reese ’77, an extraordinary friend and collaborator with the library for more than four decades as a bookseller, collector, advisor, and supporter.
The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library will mark the 242nd anniversary of the nation's founding with a special display of a major document of United States history from its collections.
May 24, 2018
The Beinecke Library recently acquired the Clumber Park Chartier, considered the finest illustrated manuscript of Alain Chartier (c. 1386-c. 1430), one of the most influential poets of the later Middle Ages.
March 7, 2018: Yale University today announced the 2018 recipients of the Windham-Campbell Prizes. The eight recipients, honored for their literary achievement or promise, will receive a $165,000 individual prize to support their writing.