The 23rd annual conference of the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance and Abolition will present the in-process research findings of the Yale and Slavery Research Group. The online event is free and open to all.
This month’s issue highlights the impact of library collections on research, how students are using the library with the return to on-campus learning, upcoming library events, and a new online exhibition about coeducation at Yale.
On Sept. 8, more than 200 students stopped by Sterling Memorial Library to write postcards for the University Archives about why they are excited to be on campus with in-person classes again. View an image gallery.
A summer fellowship in Manuscripts and Archives gave Charlotte Keathley ’22 a new view of Yale history, new pathways to primary sources, and the opportunity to co-curate an online exhibition on coeducation.
Fred Shapiro documented 13,000 famous quotations—and a few discoveries: Ben Franklin cribbed the line about death and taxes. Napoleon may not have been the first to say an army marches on its stomach. And yes, men often get the credit for women’s words.
Yale University Library and the Lillian Goldman Law Library are co-hosting two events and offering a range of resources to celebrate Constitution and Citizenship Day which is recognized each year on September 17.
Under current Yale COVID protocols, in-library exhibitioins are open to members of the campus with Yale ID access to the libraries. Others are invited to view Yale Library’s large and growing array of online exhibitions.
Tours designed for new students will cover study spaces, navigating the book stacks, borrowing, research support, student jobs, exhibit curation opportunities, the history and architecture of the spaces, and more. Registration required.