Emily Dickinson's family shown in silhouette. Detail of a photograph in the Todd-Bingham Picture Collection.

In Focus

"The Colossi at Thebes," circa 1889-1891 (MS 1994, box 3)

Manuscripts and Archives, Yale University Library, has recently acquired, processed, and made available for research the personal papers of Theodore Martindale Purdy. The photograph albums, diaries, sketchbooks, and printed ephemera document Purdy’s extensive world travels as a journalist and correspondent for the New York Mail and Express from 1883-1931. 

We thank all thirteen Yale College seniors who submitted senior essays for prize consideration, and congratulate John (Jack) Doyle (Berkeley College) and Jonah Coe-Scharff (Pierson College) on their excellent prize-winning essays.