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Exhibit case with three items related to Mandela from Yale library collections, a book, a photo and a poster.

In commemoration of the centennial of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela's birth on July 18, 1918, the Beinecke Library will have on view, in temporary exhibition cases on the mezzanine, three items related to Mandela from Yale library collections from July 13 - July 23, 2018. 

Portrait of Elizabeth Deering Hanscom in her cap and gown, she is the first woman to earn a Ph.D. from Yale.

In a new Yale history exhibit, photos, letters, artifacts, and other archival material bring alive the stories of notable Yalies. The exhibit is on display in the Memorabilia Room at Sterling Memorial Library, 120 High St., June 25-Oct. 5.