Welcome

The Lewis Walpole Library is a research center for eighteenth-century studies and an essential resource for the study of Horace Walpole and Strawberry Hill. Its collections include important holdings of eighteenth-century British prints, drawings, manuscripts, rare books, paintings, and decorative arts. Given to Yale by Wilmarth Sheldon Lewis (1895-1979) and Annie Burr Lewis (1902-1959), the Lewis Walpole Library is located in Farmington, Connecticut, in several eighteenth-century buildings on a fourteen-acre campus. The Lewis Walpole Library is a department of Yale University Library, open to researchers by appointment.


This week at the library....

The exhibition gallery is open on Wednesday from 2-4:30, no appointment needed. Stop in to see “Character Mongers, or, Trading in People on Paper in the Long 18th Century”. 

News

December 21, 2016
The Lewis Walpole Library invites applications to its 2017–2018 fellowship program. The library offers short-term residential fellowships and travel grants to support...
December 14, 2016
Moderated by Cynthia Roman Wednesday, December 14, 2016 2:00-3:00 pm Room 38-39 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library 121 Wall St, New Haven, CT 06511 Edward Koren, a...
December 13, 2016
Edward Koren Cartoonist for The New Yorker magazine Tuesday, December 13, 2016 5:30 pm Sterling Memorial Library Lecture Hall 120 High St, New Haven, CT Edward Koren’s iconic...