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Treasures from Japan in the Yale University Library
January 16-April 11 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library This exhibition, now on view at the Beinecke Library, provides a glimpse of the treasures in two extraordinary collections associated with the legacy of Asakawa Kan’ichi (1873–1948), professor of history and first curator of the East...
From Saturday, April 26, through Monday, May 5, Bass Library will remain open until 2:45 a.m. Sunday-Thursday, and until 11:45 pm on Friday and Saturday. Circulation Desk and Thain Family Café hours will remain unchanged. To access information about Bass Library hours, and as well as hours for...
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...
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 "...
Not uncommon at the time, and increasingly common during the antebellum era, one $23,000 mortgage was secured by 41 slaves.
This guest post is by Connor Williams, a second-year graduate student in the Yale History Department, who has been working as a graduate assistant on a project in Manuscripts and Archives to identify more collection materials relating to slavery, abolition, and resistance in the 19th-century United...

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