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March 30, 2020
The exhibition Trial by Media: The Queen Caroline Affair, marking the two hundredth anniversary of the trial of Queen Caroline and presented at the Yale Law School Library...
March 30, 2020
Sometimes, wonderful things turn up in the most unexpected places! In January 2006 the Library purchased at auction a collection of printed portraits, topographical views,...
November 12, 2019
Join our community of scholars! Applications are now being accepted for the 2020-2021 Fellowship year. Application deadline is January 6.   Apply for a fellowship More...
November 1, 2019
2019-2020 marks the 40th anniversary of the Lewis bequest, and the Library has a full year of programs and activities planned. In the words of Horace Walpole, the Library has...
November 1, 2019
The Library was well represented at the 2019 congress of the International Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ISECS) in Edinburgh, Scotland, in July. This conference...
November 1, 2019
The Library presented two panels at the ISECS conference: “Gothic Horrors, Catholic Undertones, and Political Caricature: Archival Riches of the Lewis Walpole Library,”...
November 1, 2019
The Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions blog was established to showcase new material from the long eighteenth century that has been acquired by the library. The library...