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A child survivor relates his vivid memories of Kraków, the German occupation, and moving to the ghetto and to Płaszów concentration camp. He tells of being smuggled out of the camp and surviving as a street child from age four to seven, with the aid of several Polish women. He reflects upon his...
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The following information on recent archival processing work at Manuscripts and Archives (MSSA) was written by Alison Clemens, Head of Processing. I typically share quarterly updates about collections and additions to collections for which MSSA has recently acquired and completed processing. MSSA...
Curated by John Cooper, Clare-Mellon Fellow in the History of Art, Yale University In 1794 the dancing and Attitudes, or expressive postures, performed by Emma Hamilton (1761?-1815) were rendered in twelve neoclassical images engraved by Thomas Piroli after drawings by Frederick Rehberg....
You are cordially invited to attend a reception on March 27th from 3:30-5:00 pm at the Center for Science and Social Science Information (CSSSI) to celebrate the new media wall exhibit “Yale Reaches Out to Future Scientists.” Refreshments will served. Directions to the CSSSI can be found at...
The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Yale University has acquired two “Tyndale Bibles” — the first printed English translations of biblical texts — which are among the rarest and most influential works in the English language. The acquisition consists of two volumes: William Tyndale’s...
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...
“Prospects of Empire: Slavery and Ecology in Eighteenth-Century Atlantic Britain” opens on Monday, November 17 at the Lewis Walpole Library in Farmington, CT and will be on view until May 1, 2015. The exhibit is curated by Heather V. Vermeulen, Doctoral Candidate in African American Studies and...

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