Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library Collection Overview
The Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library, linking the ground floors of Rudolph Hall and the Loria Center at 180 and 190 York Street, is devoted to the study of art, art history, architecture, and drama at Yale University. Roughly 150,000 of nearly 500,000 volumes are onsite and include catalogues raisonnés, exhibition catalogs, print journals, and magazines. You can also find a wide range of digital resources on art, architecture, and drama on the library's website.
Located on the lower level, Arts Library Special Collections features unique and rare materials related to art, architecture, and drama, such as 18th- 19th- century works on artists and architecture, fine press, and artists' books. Featured collections include the Faber Birren Collection of Books on Color, the Arts of the Book Collection, and the Yale Bookplate Collection. ALSC also has archival holdings in book arts, graphic design, architecture, and drama. Rotating exhibits featuring works from the collection are on view in the William H. Wright Special Collections Exhibition Space.