Americana

The Beinecke Library’s major strengths in general Americana span the colonial period to the middle of the nineteenth century, complemented by important collections of twentieth century writers and photographers.
  • We Hold These Truths ...

    March 18, 2022

    A special outdoor display of images of some essential documents of United States history from the collections: the first printings of the Declaration of...
  • Jonathan Edwards and slavery: An interview with Edwards Center Director Kenneth Minkema

    February 23, 2022

  • Students present research detailing Yale’s history with slavery (Yale Daily News)

    February 4, 2022

  • Juneteenth 2021 and the work still to do

    June 18, 2021