The first paparazzo? Jerome Zerbe may have some claim to the title, as the New York Times noted in his 1988 obituary, “He was one of those who in the 1930's pioneered the type of photography adopted decades later by the paparazzi: candid shots of socialites and
New Haven, Conn.—The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Yale University has acquired “an extraordinary treasure trove” of medieval and Renaissance books and manuscript fragments that once belonged to scholar and rare-book dealer Otto
New Haven, Conn—In 1973, the nature of television programming changed with the broadcast of the 12-episode PBS series, An American Family. Detailing the daily life of the Loud Family of Santa Barbara, California, the program was a new type of documentary aimed at examining the contemporary family. The response from viewers, millions tuned in to watch each episode, proved that it
New Haven, Conn.—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
New Haven, Conn.—Reading English, an exhibition opening tomorrow at the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, celebrates the 80th anniversary of Yale University’s James Marshall and Marie-Louise Osborn Collection—a world-renowned collection of early modern British
New Haven, Conn.—Following commencement ceremonies in May 2015, the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library will close its iconic building for 16 months to undergo a major renovation that will replace its climate-control systems and double its classroom
NEW HAVEN—This spring, the Yale Center for British Art presents “Of Green Leaf, Bird, and Flower”: Artists’ Books and the Natural World, an exhibition examining the intersections of artistic and scientific interest in the natural world from the sixteenth century to the present. On view from May 15 through August 10, 2014, the exhibition explores
New Haven, Conn.—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.