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May 15, 2017
“Lumia: Thomas Wilfred and the Art of Light,” now on view at the Yale University Art Gallery, incorporates materials from the Thomas Wilfred Papers held in Yale University Library’s Manuscripts and Archives. The collection includes Wilfred’s correspondence, drawings, photographs, and miscellaneous...
May 15, 2017
Prior to the advent of modern transportation, missionaries faced journeys of enormous peril and adventure as they sought to spread the gospel. Using documentation from the Divinity Library’s renowned Day Missions collection, this exhibit provides glimpses into the stories of several individuals who...
May 15, 2017
Can ordinary people be expected to put aside their political predispositions when they serve as jurors in politically charged cases? Are judges just "politicians in robes?" This talk by Dan Kahan, Elizabeth K. Dollard Professor of Law & Professor of Psychology at Yale Law School, will present...
May 15, 2017
In March 2017, Jana Krentz, Librarian for Latin American Studies at Yale, traveled to Cuba as an embedded librarian in a Yale Course on Cuban history and culture, and as part of the Cuban Initiative of the Council for Latin American & Iberian Studies. During the two-week trip, she continued her...
May 15, 2017
Bookplates, marks of ownership that have existed for centuries, acquired a new life outside the covers of books in their golden age. At this turn-of-the-twentieth-century moment, bookplates were prized for their aesthetic value, and it became an international phenomenon to collect, study, and...
May 10, 2017
On behalf of the 550 staff of the Yale University Library, congratulations to all of our graduating students! We wish you every future success!   As a graduate of Yale College, your library access automatically expires on May 31, but you are entitled to three free months of borrowing privileges....
May 8, 2017
During the past semester, fourteen Yale archivists and librarians were part of a collaborative program with the Afro-American Cultural Center at Yale and the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture. It introduced fifteen Black undergraduate students to history research...

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