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Letter from Henry Obookiah, sent from Cornwall, Connecticut, to Samuel Wells, Jr. of Greenfield, Massachusetts, dated 16 June 1817, page 1. Gustave R. Sattig Collection (MS 1429), Box 1, folder 17. Manuscripts and Archives, Yale University Library.
Letter from Henry Obookiah, sent from Cornwall, Connecticut, to Samuel Wells, Jr. of Greenfield, Massachusetts, dated 16 June 1817, page 1. Gustave R. Sattig Collection (MS 1429), Box 1, folder 17. Manuscripts and Archives, Yale University Library. The following post was written by Judith A....
The first of several important changes associated with the Sterling Memorial Library (SML) nave restoration project occured this week with the move of the SML circulation, privileges and information desks to the Franke Periodical Reading Room. The entrance to the Periodical Reading Room is...
The Provost of Yale University, Ben Polak, announced this morning to the Yale community that Susan Gibbons will assume the position of Deputy Provost for Libraries and Scholarly Communication, effective January 1, 2015. Susan’s primary role remains that of the University Librarian; her new...
In a recent blog post, digital archivist Mark Matienzo wrote about the efforts being made at Yale to preserve the increasing volume of digital records being acquired by Manuscripts and Archives, the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, and other units of the University Library.  One type of...
This new exhibit is now on view in the Irving S. Gilmore Music Library, located in Sterling Memorial Library. 2013 marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Richard Wagner, the composer who not only crafted masterworks such as ‘Tristan und Isolde’ and the ‘Ring’ tetralogy, but who also...
Join the community of research libraries in celebrating Fair Use Week from February 23-27! Fair use is a limitation on a copyright holder’s exclusive rights providing that others may use the creator’s work without seeking permission. Determining fair use is guided by a 4-factor test. Yale Library...
An exhibit focusing on tobacco will open at the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library on May 15th. The tobacco industry has been selling smoke in America and other countries for well over a century. From sultry ladies to Santa, tobacco advertisers slickly packaged smoking in a variety of ways to lure...

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