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list of bird species
June 3, 2019
By Scott Poglitsch Since 2016, Catalog Assistant Scott Poglitsch has kept a yearly list of birds seen from the fourteen-acre library campus and has led informal bird walks...
Caroline Winterer giving lecture
June 3, 2019
Caroline Winterer’s lecture “Was There an American Enlightenment?” on April 4 drew an audience of more than 100 people to the Yale Center for British Art Lecture Hall....
June 3, 2019
This year’s bumper crop of forty-eight applications for visiting fellowships and travel grants, representing scholars from thirty-four institutions from Africa, Asia,...
June 3, 2019
By Cynthia Roman In January the Lewis Walpole Library sponsored the first of an ongoing series of workshops that will focus on the topographical view. The program will...
June 3, 2019
In keeping with the Yale University Library mission statement to provide “outstanding support for teaching, learning, research, and practice” the Lewis Walpole Library has...
inscription in book
May 30, 2019
By Eileen Horansky The provenance, ownership inscriptions, and other markings made in books by their previous owners offer researchers important clues as to how readers...
Headshot portrait of woman with glasses and short brown hair
February 28, 2019
The academic year 2017/18 was a banner year for the Lewis Walpole Library. We celebrated the tercentenary of Walpole’s birth with an array of well-received scholarly programs...