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A survivor from eastern Czechoslovakia relates her wartime experiences in an emotionally powerful and unusually poetic way. She tells of her family's evacuation to a brick factory, their train journey to Auschwitz, and their separation upon arrival. She describes her life in Auschwitz and later in...
Petition regarding Commons, page 1, circa 1800-1801, Bates Family Papers (MS 65), Box 1, folder 5
Petition regarding Commons, page 1, circa 1800-1801, Bates Family Papers (MS 65), Box 1, folder 5 In a December 1995 “Old Yale” column from the Yale Alumni Magazine, Chief Research Archivist Judy Schiff traces the history of dissatisfaction with dining facilities, service, and fare all the way...
The Music Library is delighted to announce that it will resume normal operations on Monday, January 13 with all services being provided once again in the Music Library space. As a result of water damage from a broken pipe on the second floor of Sterling Memorial Library in December, circulation...
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Manuscripts and Archives, in Yale University’s Sterling Memorial Library, began a phased reopening on July 22, 2020 that will continue gradually through Fall term 2020. Please consult our Manuscripts and Archives: Resumption of Services Following COVID-19 Closure information guide for the most up-...
Thursday, September 19, 4:00 pm International Room in Sterling Memorial Library All are welcome to come and hear the fascinating story of the "Harimaze" folding screens. Housed for much of the last century in the Beinecke as part of the Yale Association of Japan (YAJ) collection, the "...
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...
Image of U.S. Ambassador Chester Bowles at the American Embassy in New Delhi, India, cover of Span magazine, Volume VIII, number 4 (April 1967).
This is a guest post by Marc A. Reyes, a doctoral student in the Department of History at the University of Connecticut in Storrs. His research interests include foreign relations history, economic and political development, South Asian studies, and histories of science and technology. He is...

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