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Yale Center for British Art Lecture Hall Friday November 8th, 5:30pm Professor Jill Lepore, National Book Award finalist and author of Book of Ages: The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin, will discuss her work reconstituting the lost library of Benjamin Franklin's sister Jane (1712-1794)....
The Historical Library of the Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library at Yale University is pleased to announce its sixth annual Ferenc Gyorgyey Research Travel Award for use of the Historical Library. The Medical Historical Library, located in New Haven, Connecticut, holds one of the...
Image of the volumes of Chronicles of America series published by Yale University Press
The following post was authored by Michael Lotstein, University Archivist, Manuscripts and Archives. Chronicles of America volumes published by Yale University Press. Image source: chairish.com In 1918, the Yale University Press published a fifty-volume book series on American history entitled...
A newspaper article announcing the start of the AIDS Committee of Toronto. (Box 2, folder 6)
Doctors in New York and California have diagnosed among homosexual men 41 cases of a rare and often rapidly fatal form of cancer. Eight of the victims died less than 24 months after the diagnosis was made – LAWRENCE K. ALTMAN, “RARE CANCER SEEN IN 41 HOMOSEXUALS.” New York Times, Jul 03, 1981. By...
Last fall, Dr. Mark Turin led Himalayan Collections at Yale, an innovative course employing web tools, digital and analog media, and subject experts to help students understand four Yale collections centered on the Himalayan region: Tibetan Buddhist scrolls at the Beinecke Library, photographs at...
The Harvey M. Applebaum '59 Award will be conferred on a Yale College senior for an outstanding essay based on research that incorporates Yale University Library’s government documents collections. The prize is an award of $500. Students may nominate themselves, or faculty advisors may...
Students in HIST 134J, Yale and America, exploring Manuscripts and Archives collection materials in the new Gates classroom.
It has been seven months since our move back into our beautifully renovated public service spaces in the Wall Street wing of Sterling Memorial Library. We’ve had a semester and a summer of Yale students and other researchers back in full force, enjoying the modernized lighting, comfortable and...

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