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Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library Digital Collections

The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library is Yale University's principal repository for literary papers and for early manuscripts and books in the fields of literature, theology, history, and the natural sciences. The Beinecke houses outstanding special collections devoted to American literature, German literature, Western Americana, and British literary and historical manuscripts. The Beinecke Digital Collections database includes hundreds of thousands of digital reproductions of historical materials in its holdings. High resolution JPEG images may be freely downloaded for research, personal, and non-commercial purposes. Audio and video files may be streamed online. To request new digital reproductions, contact