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A flash mob of dancers took over the nave of Sterling Memorial Library (a.k.a. “The Heart of the University”) at 10 a.m. on April 29 to the tune of Macklemore's hit "Thrift Shop." The library-organized event drew 40 performers from across the University. Undergraduates, graduate students,...
The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Yale has announced the winners of the Windham Campbell Literature Prizes. This year’s recipients illustrate the global scale of the prizes, with the eight winning writers hailing from seven countries. The winners in the three categories — fiction,...
Scholarly detective work has revealed that an 1858 manuscript, housed at Yale’s Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, is the earliest-known prison memoir written by an African American. Acquired by the Beinecke in 2009, the book-length manuscript, titled “The Life and Adventures of a Haunted...
Wednesday, January 28, 2:00pm Peter Hirtle, Harvard University Sterling Memorial Library Lecture Hall P eter Hirtle is a Research Fellow in the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University. He also serves as the senior policy advisor in the Cornell University Library with a...
The Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library and the Lillian Goldman Law Library at the Yale Law School recently acquired the Anthony Taussig Collection of English Legal Manuscripts and Printed Books, an extraordinary collection of English manuscripts and printed books from the 13th through...
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...
Sterling Memorial Library is pleased to announce that it will expand its carrel program to include all Yale graduate students. This is in response to requests made to the Graduate School Dean and the Library. Students interested in securing a study carrel for the next academic year can contact:...

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