Tag Archives: Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library

This Week in New Haven (July 1 – 7)

Music, sports and pop culture, then history, dance and humor, bookend the big annual fireworks show. …

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Divine Inspiration

Near the apex of Prospect Street in early June, spread back from the road in a horseshoe shape, the brick complex of Yale Divinity School appears serene and orderly, with archways aligned on its porticos and potted flowers flanking a …

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Manic Kind

He was stingy, refusing to adequately support his household or his family, but he was also profligate, forced to flee England twice in order to avoid his creditors. …

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This Week in New Haven (January 21 – 27)

During a week that begins with the city coated in a brilliant layer of ice, you can view art, celebrate art, hear about art and get an insider’s view…

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This Week in New Haven (November 26 – December 2)

Christmas Tree on the New Haven Green (2017)

As the giant Christmas tree on the Green comes to life and celebrants in fedoras and boas carouse downtown…

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This Week in New Haven (September 24 – 30)

Aeolid Sea Slug (Flabellina exoptata) photographed by Bernard DuPont

Last week’s watery wave hasn’t crashed yet, with a moonlit journey into the Sound, centuries-old songs of water and…

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Together Again

If you know Jonathan Edwards at all, it’s probably because of his sermon “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God.” A staple of American literature textbooks, it includes lines like this one:

If God should only withdraw his hand

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This Week in New Haven (May 21 – 27)

Magic is both learned and hereditary; vision is both musical and constitutional; and pink is both historical and vehicular this week in New Haven. …

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This Week in New Haven (April 30 – May 6)

Fiction and non- trade shots during the week while the weekend waves hello and goodbye, albeit not in that order. …

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All Together Now

Lillian and Russell Hoban aren’t exactly household names. “But even if you don’t know who they are, you know the books,” says Elizabeth Frengel, head of research services at the Beinecke Library. …

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