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Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1963

Biographical / Historical

The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, in New Haven, Connecticut, is the rare book library of Yale University.

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

 

Beinecke family papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 570
Overview: The Beinecke Family Papers consist of twenty-one albums containing manuscript and printed materials, photographs, and original documents detailing the history of Edwin J. Beinecke and his family, the Weigle and Mauer families, the Sperry and Hutchinson Company, and the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Materials contained within the albums date from the eighteenth century to 1980. These volumes were compiled by Fred L. Mayer between 1972 and 1980. Also included are eight volumes of...
Dates: 1786-1980

Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library exhibition materials

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 1117
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of signage, photographs, labels, and reproductions of collection materials created for Beinecke Library exhibitions.
Dates: 2009-2013

Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University, exhibit records

 Collection
Call Number: RU 199
Overview: The materials consist of a videotaped interview with Alfred Van Sinderen regarding the presidential letters exhibition in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Yale University.
Dates: 1987

Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University, film of opening

 Collection
Call Number: RU 553
Overview: The materials consist of a WTIC-TV news film documenting the opening of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Yale University.
Dates: 1963

Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University, photographs

 Collection
Call Number: RU 106
Overview: The collection consists of photographs documenting the construction of Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Yale. Included are pre-construction views, construction progress views, and completed interior and exterior views. Also included are photographs of the opening ceremonies and reception.
Dates: 1961-1963

Walter Beinecke papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 846
Overview: The Walter Beinecke Papers consist of subject files containing correspondence, personal papers, autobiographical writings, and documents concerning the Beinecke family, the Sperry and Hutchinson Company, and Beinecke's business investments, book collecting, and work in Nantucket historic preservation; other correspondence, including correspondence with book vendor Howard S. Mott and family letters; other personal papers, such as financial and legal records, address books, and diaries;...
Dates: circa 1900-2004, bulk 1930-1990

General Collection manuscript miscellany

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Overview: Single manuscripts and small groups of manuscripts, including literary manuscripts, letters, and other documents. Materials are grouped under headings by author or corporate name.
Dates: [ca. 1600-ongoing]

General Collection manuscript music miscellany

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS MUSIC MISC
Overview: Single manuscripts and small groups of manuscripts relating to music. Materials are grouped under name headings. Within each name heading, materials are organized in three subgroups: Music, Correspondence, and Other Papers.
Dates: [ca. 1600-ongoing]

Langston Hughes collection

 Collection
Call Number: JWJ MSS 28
Overview: The Langston Hughes Collection consists of correspondence, writings, photographs, sound recordings, video recordings, electronic files, and other material documenting the life, work, and remembrance of Langston Hughes.Series I, Josephine DeWitt Rhodehamel Gift, is organized into three subseries: Letters from Langston Hughes, Writings of Langston Hughes and Writings of Others. There are letters to Rhodehamel and holograph and typescript versions of poems for Dear Lovely Death.Series...
Dates: 1924-1969

James Laughlin papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 654
Overview: The James Laughlin Papers contain writings by Laughlin and others, an award acceptance speech by Laughlin, papers and audiocassettes relating to "New Directions at 50," the 50th Anniversary of New Directions exhibition at the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University, and various material removed from printed volumes.
Dates: 1939-1994, bulk 1976-1994

Wesley E. Needham Papers

 Collection
Call Number: Tibet MSS 64
Overview: Correspondence with Tibetan language scholars, Tibetan religious and government officials, and others, 1937-1988; and related materials, 1950s-1980s, including research materials, notes, writings, and translations by Needham; subject files about Diluv Khutagt, Anzhai Li, Edna Bryner, and Tibetan materials in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library; clippings, other printed materials; photographs; and artifacts relating to Tibet, Tibetan literature and art, and Needham's curatorship of the...
Dates: 1937-1988, bulk 1950-1988

Yale Collection of German Literature manuscript miscellany

 Collection
Call Number: YCGL MSS MISC
Overview: Single manuscripts and small groups of manuscripts, including literary manuscripts, letters, and other documents. Materials are grouped under headings by author or corporate name.
Dates: [ca. 1700-ongoing]