Yale University Library News

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-...

Post by Lise Gazzillo on April 19, 2018 - 4:23pm

students standing in front of a bust of Mao
How did China’s Communist revolution transform the nation’s political culture? In this rich and vivid history of the Mao period (1949–1976), Denise Y. Ho examines the relationship between its...

Post by Lise Gazzillo on April 13, 2018 - 2:41pm

Man dressed in tradition dress
In conjunction with the opening of a new exhibit at Gilmore Music Library, students from the Black Sound and the Archive working group will give "lightning talks" and present their online sound...

Post by Lise Gazzillo on April 10, 2018 - 11:41am

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 $...

Post by Lise Gazzillo on April 4, 2018 - 11:52am

An apothecary carrying medicines on his body.
What did a pharmacy look like in Europe, between 1500 and 1800? What kind of activities took place within its walls? Who were the pharmacists? What kind of drugs did they make, and where did the...

Post by Lise Gazzillo on March 27, 2018 - 1:38pm

Playwright Itamar Moses
Playwright Itamar Moses ’99 with Yale faculty Daniel Egan (Music and Theater Studies), Shiri Goren (Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations), and Travis Zadeh (Religious Studies).  A panel...

Post by Lise Gazzillo on March 27, 2018 - 1:02pm

Portrait of a man with a large tumor
Jean Bolognia, MD, and Irwin Braverman, MD, will present nine patients of Dr. Peter Parker (YC 1831, YMS 1834) as portrayed in the Historical Library’s paintings by Lam Qua. A medical missionary,...

Post by Lise Gazzillo on March 27, 2018 - 12:33pm

Jane Davis Doggett a Yale architect known for her wayfinding systems.
If you enter an airport today, you will almost certainly see the design concepts of Jane Davis Doggett ’56 MFA in action. Doggett attended what was then called the Yale School of Architecture and...

Post by Lise Gazzillo on March 23, 2018 - 11:24am

Beatrix Farrand walking in the gardens she landscaped at Yale
Please join us on Thursday, March 29 at 3 pm in the CSSSI 24-Hour Space for a celebration of the life and legacy of Beatrix Farrand (1872-1959). Farrand, the only founding woman member of the...

Post by Lise Gazzillo on March 19, 2018 - 8:55am

Woman playing the lute
The Gilmore Music Library holds many remarkable scores, books, and images of guitar and lute music. Our online exhibit, Treasures of Guitar and Lute Music from the Gilmore Music Library, spans more...

Post by Lise Gazzillo on March 9, 2018 - 4:38pm

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