Man dressed in traditonal dress

“Black Sound and the Archive”, the current exhibit at the Gilmore Music Library, highlights materials from the library’s Special Collections that document the history and significance of African-American sonic practices. In addition to historic sound recordings, the exhibit features an array of rare and unusual items from the library’s collections, such as an arrangement written by Mary Lou Williams, a document in Duke Ellington’s hand, and objects that belonged to J. Rosamond Johnson, the composer of “Lift Every Voice and Sing. The exhibit runs April 13-July 30, 2018.

Yale graduates preparing for commencement

Attention Seniors! Win recognition, honor, and a  $500 cash prize for an essay based on your original research. The Yale University Library offers four senior essay prizes, each with an award of $500. Deadlines are April 20th and April 26th, don't delay.