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Dustin Lewis, Project Manager, Harvard Berkman Center for Internet & Society Tuesday April 16, 2:00 pm SML International Room The modern college textbook, often written with a specific course in mind, is expensive, inflexible, and hard to customize or update. Professors who wish to teach...
Kingman Brewster, Jr., President of Yale University, circa 1960s-1970s
The Kingman Brewster Personal Papers (Finding aid) are now open to research. Brewster (1919-1988) was a noted American educator, who became especially well-known when he served as president of Yale University from 1964 to 1977. Brewster was born in Longmeadow, Massachusetts on June 17, 1919, the...
A film crew recently spent time in the Manuscripts and Archives Reading Room in Sterling Memorial Library where they filmed a portion of the sixth episode of the six-part PBS series, The African Americans, Many Rivers to Cross. The series spans five centuries of history and is narrated by...
Hosted by the Manuscripts and Archives department in Sterling Memorial Library, this open house on Friday January 31st from 3:30-5:00pm will feature highlights and treasures from the Yale Library’s rich collection of materials relating to swimming and diving at Yale. With an announcement in the...
Writing George Kennan's Biography by John L. Gaddis, Robert A. Lovett Professor of Military and Naval History, Yale University. Wednesday April 17, 4:00 pm Cushing/Whitney Medical Library, 333 Cedar Street Yale historian John Gaddis will present the keynote address for the 65th Annual Lecture...
Examples of Gaylesta brochures from the Gaylesta Brochures Collection (MS 2024) in Manuscripts and Archives
One of Manuscripts and Archives major collecting areas is material from the LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer) community. I was very much reminded of this in early September when we received several new collections or additions to existing collections, which explored many...
Tuesday, October 7, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Sterling Memorial Library Lecture Hall How are academic research libraries changing in the wake of widespread digitization, and where does this leave nineteenth-century books? Out of copyright, non-rare, and often fragile due to poor paper quality, these books...

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