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Thursday November 21, 3:30pm Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library Rooms 38/39 All are invited to the annual lecture hosted by the Preservation Department of the Yale University Library. The speaker is Aniko Bezur, Director of Scientific Research at Yale's Center for Conservation and...
On May 8 the Divinity Library will host a gathering to celebrate the acquisition of the papers of John Sung. Sung (1901-1944) was a renowned evangelist and leader of the revival movement in China in the 1920s and 1930s. The numerous handwritten diaries and letters in this collection, previously...
The Medical Historical Library’s digital collection includes Yale School of Medicine photographs, portraits of 16th Century anatomist Andreas Vesalius, Harvey Cushing and others, as well as rare books, medical and surgical instruments, prints, posters, and drawings, and much more! This...
A Jew from Poland tells his story with painful deliberation. He describes the liquidation of the Jews of his town, during which he witnesses the murder of this grandmother, and his experiences in the concentration and slave labor camps of Płaszów, Skarżysko-Kamienna, Buchenwald and Theresienstadt....
The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Yale University has acquired an archive of approximately 100 letters by renowned writer James Baldwin, and a typescript draft of his third novel, “Another Country,” with his handwritten annotations. The archive constitutes one of the largest...
The Yale University Library announced this week the appointment of Nicole Bouché as the new Librarian and Executive Director of the Lewis Walpole Library. She will begin her new position in Farmington, CT on August 18th. Nicole is currently the Director of the Albert & Shirley Small Special...
How did printing help define the modern world? Techniques from eighth-century Japan to Gutenberg, lithography to xerox, printing on ceramic, silk, and metal are all examined in this exhibit currently on view in the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library. Materials include religious texts...

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