Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Collectors focusing on the Golden State often point to first editions of the Zamorano 80 as their collective black tulip--that carefully curated list of books created in 1945 by the Zamorano Club deemed most significant to the history of California. Founded in 1928 and named in honor California’

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.—Three exhibitions opening Jan. 16 at the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Yale University highlight the diversity and richness of the library’s collections, exploring Yale's remarkable collection of pre-modern Japanese manuscripts,

New Haven, Conn. / Brooklyn, NY—The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Yale University has acquired the records of Cave Canem Foundation, among the nation’s most influential organizations supporting African American

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, Conn.—The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Yale University today announced its acquisition of the papers of Vita Sackville-West and Harold Nicolson, prominent figures in English arts and letters in the 20th century whose complex

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.—An exhibition opening Friday at Yale University’s Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library presents 15 small, recently acquired collections that emphasize the richness and variety of the library’s holdings.  

The exhibition,