Annual Preservation Lecture – Involuntary Secondary Permanence: Do many copies replace the one original?

Tuesday, November 4 at 3:30 p.m. Sterling Memorial Lecture Hall
Sponsored by Jack ’47 and Betsy O’Neill

Dr. Luciana Duranti, Chair and Professor, Archival Studies School of Library, Archival, and Information Studies, The University of British Columbia, The Irving K. Barber Learning Centre.

Beyond the Codex: Sculptural Book Objects in the Arts of the Book Collection

September 29, 2014 – February 20, 2015 Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library The Arts of the Book Collection, part of the Special Collections of the Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library, strives to document the many trends in the wide-ranging field of book arts. One such trend comprises artists who challenge the traditional codex format with unexpected sculptural renderings. Yet, these works often preserve other conventions of the book, such as narrative and reader interaction. Sculptural book objects allow readers to appreciate the book for its physical format as well as its content.

An Ecumenical Community of Students: Archival Documentation of Worldwide Student Christian Movements

This new exhibition at the Yale Divinity Library traces the history of ecumenical student Christian movements. It features archival documentation from the Library's extensive holdings in this area. Over the past 150 years these movements have provided community for Christian students and opportunities to engage with social issues of the time. http://www.library.yale.edu/div/exhibits/StudentChristianMovements.html

The Beinecke Library acquires papers of writers Vita Sackville-West and Harold Nicolson

Archives of famous British literary couple add to holdings in 20th century British literature

The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Yale University just announced its acquisition of the papers of Vita Sackville-West and Harold Nicolson, prominent figures in English arts and letters in the 20th century whose complex relationship was intimately recounted in the 1973 best-selling biography, “Portrait of a Marriage.”

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