News

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...
November 1, 2019
Visiting scholars and fellows in residence at the Yale Center for British Art, the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, and the Lewis Walpole Library assemble every few...
November 1, 2019
Two exhibitions opened in September: Trial by Media: the Queen Caroline Affair at the Lillian Goldman Library at the Yale Law School in New Haven, and Rescuing Horace Walpole...
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...