“Prospects of Empire: Slavery and Ecology in Eighteenth-Century Atlantic Britain” opens on Monday, November 17 at the Lewis Walpole Library in Farmington, CT and will be on view until May 1, 2015. The exhibit is curated by Heather V. Vermeulen, Doctoral Candidate in African American Studies and American Studies, Yale University and Hazel V. Carby, Charles C. & Dorathea S. Dilley Professor of African American Studies and Professor of American Studies at Yale.
Monday, October 27, 2014 - Friday, January 30, 2015 Sterling Memorial Library, Memorabilia Room 2014 marks the centennial of the birth of legendary graphic designer Paul Rand (August 15, 1914 – November 26, 1996). Rand transformed conventions of visual communication for American businesses and consumer culture, and his corpus spans editorial and book design, advertising, packaging, and corporate identity, including iconic logos for IBM, UPS, Westinghouse, and many others.
Librarian Molly Dotson shows this student some materials from the Library's bookplate collection.
The Divinity Library has several beautiful study spaces, including this bright and airy reading room.
Faculty, students and librarians collaborate on a project to update Wikipedia pages in one of the Bass Library classrooms.
This photo shows the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library in the foreground and Sterling Memorial Library in the distance.
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.”
This photo shows a highlight of the ceiling of the Sterling Memorial Library nave, having undergone a yearlong restoration.