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A nice day out in New Haven

What do you do on a gloomy late-November Monday? A day trip to Connecticut is probably not top of everyone’s list, but we had some Amtrak vouchers to use up and I hadn’t been to that state before, so we settled on New Haven as our destination of choice. 594 more words

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Great News!

Yale University Library has completed The Theatre Guild Archive!  It is housed–and the largest collection!–in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library.

The archive contains extensive manuscript, printed, visual, and audiovisual materials that document theater, radio, and television productions, from the selection of the play, director and designers, to the casting of actors, rehearsals, and performances. 

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A Sterling Experience

For a writer, especially a non-fiction writer, a library is an almost-sacred place. Yes, the Internet has made researching at home or on the go much easier, but we can find some books and other important resources only in a library. 417 more words

History

A Beinecke fragment

In a 2013 essay in the Journal of the Early Book Society (JEBS), Ralph Hanna announced the discovery of two new manuscript fragments of the Middle English poem  262 more words

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