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November 16, 2021
The Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies has established a temporary European outreach office at the headquarters of the Vienna Wiesenthal Institute to expand awareness and research use of the Yale Library collection of Holocaust testimonies.
Woman in red dress and dark coat standing on a pier with water and blue sky behind her
November 16, 2021
Following the collapse of the Soviet Union, Tatjana Lorkovic, curator of Slavic and Eastern European collections from 1989 to 2014, led the reimagining of acquisitions and relationships with archives in the region.
Black man and children being  served at an ice cream stand under a sign reading "colored". A sign above another window reads "white" .
November 9, 2021
Yale University Library’s Beinecke Library has acquired a collection of more than 200 prints by renowned American photographer Gordon Parks. The prints constitute one of the largest collections of the photographer’s work available for study in an institution.
An older Apache woman and a young Apache girl sit in a field of yellow flowers
November 9, 2021
To mark Native American Heritage Month, the Yale Film Archive is recommending six documentary films, available to faculty, students, and staff through the library’s streaming video services.
black and white postcard of people in a bullfight arena
November 9, 2021
The Beinecke Library is offering tours of “Road Show: Travel Papers in American Literature” for students, faculty, and staff. Related information, images, and micro-exhibitions are available to all online.
Two female students with library-branded journals standing next to the event posters
October 9, 2021
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.
Man with a broom and a basket
October 7, 2021
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.