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Seated woman with blonde hair in glasses wearing a navy suit with an open book in front of her and bookshelves  full of books, archival photo boxes, framed photos and other objects behind her
July 12, 2022
Over more than 60 years, Schiff guided countless students and scholars through the library’s archival collections. Funeral services will be held at Grove Street Cemetery at 11 a.m. Friday, July 15. The Manuscripts and Archives Reading Room will delay opening until 1:30 pm on July 15.
Young man with sandy brown hair and large amber-framed glasses, waring a dark shirt and jacket, smiles broadly and poses in front of carved column in the exhibition corridor of Sterling Memorial. The small carved figure is of a crouched man reading a book, one page of which has the carved word "Joke."
June 13, 2022
For his Senior Exhibit Fellowship, Chucho Martinez Padres ‘23 will explore the methods of art historian George Kubler, PhD ‘40, scholar of Pre-Columbian America and Ibero-American Art.
Curator Gabby Colangelo stands in front of open display case in Exhibition Corridor. She wears a short-sleeve black top, wire-rim glasses and long rectangular earrings. Her brown curly hair is tied back. She has a tattoo of a Greek vase with flowers on her forearm and reaches into the case, looking at the camera.
June 6, 2022
For her exhibition, “We Are Everywhere: Lesbians in the Archive,” now on view in Sterling Memorial Library, student curator Gabrielle “Gabby” Colangelo ’22, began by asking questions.
Student with short black curly hair wearing brown wire-rimmed glasses and a yellow, green, and white pattern shirt resembling an African textile sits smiling in front of doors with wooden panes of glass.
June 1, 2022
Yale College seniors Joelle Besch and Debbie Dada were awarded the 2022 Applebaum Award. The award recognizes these students’ excellent use of government materials from the collection of Yale Library, a designated federal depository library.
Two male students pose shoulder to shoulder in front of archways. Tall student at left wears a dark-blue jacket, dark-blue tie, and light blue and white striped shirt with button-down collar. He has short, reddish brown wavy hair. The student to his left is shorter, with short dark hair and a close-cropped beard and mustache. He wears a dark blue tie and a blue-and-white checkered shirt. There is a wall carving of a figure between the windows to his left.
May 26, 2022
The 2022 winners of the Library Map Prize illustrated their essays with maps they made themselves, analyzing and integrating them throughout the narrative in support of each essay’s thesis.
Eight graduates in caps and gowns--from Branford, Davenport, and Morse Colleges--are posing and laughing, several wearing kente cloth stoles.
May 23, 2022
Graduates, family, and friends gathered at Sterling Memorial Library to commemorate the special day with pictures inside and outside the library.
Tall male student stands under the archways of the Exhibition Corridor in Sterling Library. He has long black hair and holds the wrist of his right hand with his left. He is wearing black pants, and a black sweatshirt printed with a grey elephant and green vegetation. The collar of his brown shirt is visible at the neckline.
May 18, 2022
Yale College seniors Sam Battles, Sarah Gannett, and Madeleine Stern received the prize for outstanding senior essays based on research in Yale Library special collections.