News

November 12, 2018
As fall in New England envelopes the Lewis Walpole Library campus in a riot of seasonal color, a glorious transformation of quite another sort is unfolding at Strawberry Hill...
October 31, 2018
Loans make up an important part of the Outreach program at the LWL. The Library loans collection materials in support of exhibitions at sister repositories at Yale as well as...
October 31, 2018
Each year in early October Yale celebrates Founders Day, and the Yale University Library participates in the festivities with an open house at which departments present...
October 31, 2018
What began as an idea voiced at a dinner table following last year’s Lewis Walpole Library lecture developed into a full-day workshop which was held on the Thursday of Yale’s...
October 31, 2018
The books the Lewises kept in the Old Library of the Cowles House and guest bedrooms, mostly nineteenth-century authors’ sets and twentieth-century fiction, are getting new...
October 31, 2018
First discussed in 2015, Lost Treasures of Strawberry Hill opened on Oct. 20. Years of planning and work went into creating an exhibition on this scale, spanning the globe...
October 12, 2018
For the first time in 176 years, pieces from Horace Walpole’s collection return to Strawberry Hill house in Twickenham, along the banks of the Thames west of London,...