YCAL-JWJ Ready Reference

Quick research resources for the Yale Collection of American Literature and the James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection
Images of slave ships from eighteenth and nineteenth century abolitionist pamphlets and books.
Call number for manuscripts, correspondence, and other archival materials by and about James Baldwin
Information and news about the James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection of African American Arts and Letters
Information about books owned by Gertrude Stein and a research guide for locating them in Orbis, Yale Library's catalog
Context and resources for Harriet Beecher Stowe's 1852 novel Uncle Tom's Cabin.
The Yale Collection of American Literature is home to 6 copies of the first edition of Walt Whitman’s extraordinarily important 1855 first edition of Leaves of Grass; follow this link to detailed description of Beiencke Library's copies.
Basic copyright information and resources for researchers.


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