Teaching with Art: The History of the Visual Resources Collection at Yale

Black and white photograph of five faculty members reviewing photographic slides at a slide table with another woman standing in the background reviewing a slide and a man and woman standing in front of bank of file drawers, circa 1959.
Monday, June 6, 2022 - 1:00am to Thursday, June 6, 2024 - 12:00pm

View online exhibit here.

This online exhibition is a celebration of the history of the Visual Resources Collection and the key partners who contributed to the impact and evolution of this collection at Yale Library. 

Curators: Sarah Coe, Visual Resources Support Specialist at Yale University Library; Tess Colwell, Arts Librarian for Research Services at Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library; and Maria Zapata, Technical Assistant at Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library 

Image: Faculty members review photographic slides in Yale’s slide library, ca. 1959. Clockwise around table, from foreground: Helen Chillman (with back to camera), Carroll L. V. Meeks, John D. Hoag, Charles Seymour Jr., and Vincent Scully. Standing: Marcel Rothlisberger (back to camera), Shirley Haupt, and Phyllis Reinhardt. Yale’s Visual Resources Collection