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The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Yale University is pleased to announce that it has acquired the literary archive of dramatist Paula Vogel, a winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and a celebrated teacher who has mentored a generation of playwrights. Vogel is the first American...
Yale University and the Yale Indian Papers Project have received a Scholarly Editions grant of $225,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to support “The New England Indian Papers Series: The State of Connecticut Collection, 1784-1869.” Slated to begin in the spring of...
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 nominate...
Yale University is home to exceptional collections from and about the Himalayan region. From art to archives, publications to personal correspondence, manuscripts to religious artefacts, Yale's rich Himalayan holdings are located across the University. Materials may be found in Sterling Memorial...
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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