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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...
Read about Cole Porter, an archaeological dig, the removal of stained glass windows in the SML nave, fascinating new acquisitions, the preservation of brittle books, and much, much more in the fall issue of Nota Bene! Nota Bene: News from the Yale Library, is published during the academic year to...
David Haven Blake, Professor and Chair of the Department of English, College of New Jersey Tuesday March 26, 2:00 pm SML International Room Dwight Eisenhower's presidential campaigns were saturated with stardom. Broadway stars performed at jam-packed Madison Square Garden rallies. Walt...
Measles lab notebook entry for January 25, 1954. John Franklin Enders Papers (MS 1478), Series III, Box 102, Folder 5.
The following post was authored by Genevieve Coyle, public services assistant in Manuscripts and Archives. We often turn to the past for answers to problems we are facing in the present. While science does not move backwards, it can still be interesting, perhaps even useful to look back and...
Sterling Memorial Library Lecture Hall Wednesday December 10, 2:00pm New Haven rare book dealer William Reese will discuss how the business of dealing in rare books and manuscripts functions. He will discuss how material is acquired and marketed, issues of cataloging and description, how auctions...
The Lewis Walpole Library's recent exhibit, Dancing on a Sunny Plain: The Life of Annie Burr Auchincloss Lewis exhibition catalog has won the 2014 Katharine Kyes Leab and Daniel J. Leab “American Book Prices Current” Exhibition Award for Best exhibition catalog, division three. It was designed by...
Looking to gain some experience with professional-grade media equipment? There is now a Bass Media Equipment Petting Zoo in the Bass Media Lab (BML)! Specialized equipment is checked out by the media techs that staff the BML so that patrons who are interested in some of the more specialized...

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