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The Civil War Manuscripts Collection is well worth delving into and you will find many gems. The collection is an amalgam of correspondence, journals, photographs, printed materials, and ephemera documenting numerous aspects of the War from a predominantly Union point of view, with many Connecticut...
Join us on Thursday, February 11 from 2-3pm in the SML Lecture Hall for Preserving History and Privacy: Creating a Digital Archive of Record from the Earliest African American Psychiatric Hospital, by Dr. King Davis, Professor at the University of Texas at Austin (UT). Dr. King Davis has...
The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library is celebrating the end of its 50th anniversary with a series of exciting musical events, open to all. All events are free and open to the public. Umberto Eco Friday October 18, 5pm Yale University Art Gallery, 1111 Chapel St., New Haven Umberto...
“Essay on Slavery,” a manuscript poem in the Hillhouse Family Papers in Manuscripts and Archives, Yale University Library, written in 1786 by Jupiter Hammon, a slave, has received scholarly recognition by Professor Cedrick May of the University of Texas, Arlington. Presented by the...
A costume design for Tiffany, and a costume design for Butch Cassidy, designed by Edith Head
The George Roy Hill Collection serves as both an examination of the creative as well as the physical labor that went into making feature films. Hill, who directed work such as The World According to Garp and Slaughterhouse-Five, was a student at Yale College (Class of 1943), and opted to give his...
Thanks to the generosity of donor Ravi D. Goel (Yale College, 1993), Manuscripts and Archives has received a collection created by Henry Roe Cloud, the first self-identified Native American to graduate Yale University. Henry Roe Cloud was born on a Winnebago reservation in Nebraska in the mid-1880s...
This new exhibit is now on view at the Yale Law Library. Rare book bindings are fascinating objects, which are often beautifully decorated with intricate images. Reflectance Transformation Imaging (RTI) offers exciting new possibilities for safely capturing a book's surface decorations, revealing...

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