Tag Archives: Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Treasured Maps


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To find 13th-century diagrams of Jerusalem, a map of unconquered Tenochtitlan, 16th-century Venetian and Arabic atlases and some of the first topographical renderings of …

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Going Fourth


America’s 246th birthday happens Monday, and we’re RSVPing yes.

In the meantime, we might head to…

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Walking Back


The wooded “west bluff” of Edgewood Park rose to our right, with Iris Pond and wetlands extending to our left. We continued over dirt and boardwalk paths to the Mid Bridge, the successor to a 1920 footbridge built when the …

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On a recent Saturday in the newly reopened Beinecke Library, Brava! Women Make American Theater was finally getting its time in the spotlight. …

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Grand Reopening


A photo essay.

When the Beinecke Library reopened in 2016 after a 16-month renovation, its stewards couldn’t have known that a mere three and a half years later, in March of 2020, they’d be forced to close to the public …

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This Week in New Haven (January 24 – 30)


As each of us makes the choice to clench up or carry on in the face of omicron, both virtual and reality are viable options this week. …

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This Week in New Haven (November 29 – December 5)


Yesterday’s first snow of the season heralded this week’s holiday festivities, including the lighting of the city tree. …

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This Week in New Haven (April 26 – May 2)


Yale takes center stage before a major new performance venue grabs the mic. …

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This Week in New Haven (March 8 – 14)


New Haven’s annual St. Patrick’s Day parade isn’t happening this Sunday, but the city’s interest in scholarship, culture and recreation marches on. …

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This Week in New Haven (February 15 – 21)


Historical and contemporary issues rub shoulders even if people really can’t. …

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