Visitors may sign up for a range of free and paid borrowing privileges, view many library exhibitions, and visit Yale Library’s most iconic public spaces. Visitors must comply with all Yale visitor policies and vaccination requirements.
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.
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.
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.