See all 5 photos taken at Yale Club Library by 133 visitors. When the Yale Club moved into its new home, our Library—installed in a spacious, two-story room on the second floor—had very few books. Like the rest of the building, the Library was designed by James Gamble Rogers, ’89 (1889, that is; we are not yet dealing with the post-modern generation), who was the future architect of most of the colleges at Yale. Ask Yale Library; Terms Governing Use; Digital Collections. Yale University Library Addressee Name/Dept 344 Winchester Avenue (Docks 7/8) New Haven, CT 06511-1918 Dans- en nachtclub. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. Schroeder, the Librarian of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, and Michael Snodin, the curator of the exhibition. and a longtime member of the Yale Club Library Committee, passed away earlier this year. As the Club’s 1997 centennial approached, the Library helped to celebrate the Club’s and its own history: Our collection of books on music was dedicated to Ben Cutlet, ’26, and the conference room was named for Thornton Wilder, “20. 15 November, 2017. It looks like you're trying to zoom in on this page. For forty more years, the Library mellowed into a decorous decrepitude. With its gold coffered ceiling and handsome, comfortable spaces, this active lending library offers a tranquil haven for when you want to read or study, browse through a magazine, or use the Club's wi-fi. The origins of the Yale Club Library are lost in the sands of the history of the Yale Club itself. Yale Club Terrace 22 Fl. She has published a photobook based on her collection photography work at Yale. Yale, Rogers, and a member of the Harkness family may first have been brought together as beneficiary, architect, and patron at our Library. Not everyone can attend our Open House, unfortunately, so I wanted to would share the virtual tour here, showcasing one room a month. How could this be? 1913 Summer Trip to England. Sportclub. Before 1915, it had reached, or even exceeded, its capacity of 4,000. Visiting Yale; Alumni & Affiliates; Regions. The campus engagement platform of Yale University - Powered by CampusGroups. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. Morse, ’10 (1810, that is—no Edwardian, he), greets you as you step off the elevator on the Library floor. ( Log Out /  We only met recently, but in our conversations it became clear that both strongly believe that what makes the Yale Club Library special is its ability to be a real community library – something that Club Members enjoy together, even though they are silent in the space. The Elizabethan Club of Yale University and Its Library: 0008: Parks, Stephen: Selecteer uw cookievoorkeuren We gebruiken cookies en vergelijkbare tools om uw winkelervaring te verbeteren, onze services aan te bieden, te begrijpen hoe klanten onze services gebruiken zodat we verbeteringen kunnen aanbrengen, en om advertenties weer te geven. As I’ve written before, that is no easy task. Hogeschool & Universiteit. The dress code is business casual. ( Log Out /  That year, a whopping 2,777 volumes were added, the greatest increment in the Library’s history. Beyond the Main Reading Room, the rest of the fourth floor—now brimming with books— was originally card-playing rooms; one of the rooms was paper with copies of the , the rest of the fourth floor—now brimming with books— was originally card-playing rooms; one of the rooms was paper with copies of the Yale Daily News. Athletics Teams and Clubs. With its gold coffered ceiling and handsome, comfortable spaces, this active lending library offers a tranquil haven for when you want to read or study, browse through a magazine, or use the Club's wi-fi. Home Groups Talk Zeitgeist The Yale Club Library is arguable the mother of most of the snug, cozy places to read at Yale. Today, I’ll reproduce Mr. Cooper’s overview of the History of the Library, and I will showcase a different room in the library each month. The Library is open year-round and is staffed Monday through Friday. See parking lots and garages and compare prices on the Yale Club Library parking map at ParkWhiz. Founded in 1911, by Alexander Smith Cochran, Yale Class of 1896, the Elizabethan Club of Yale University is a private club that maintains a library and serves as a meeting place for conversation and discussion relating to literature and the arts. (Wilder was born in 1897, so that he and the Yale Club are twins.). The rejuvenation has inspired a domino effect of restoration and renovation throughout the Yale Club. The Yale University Library is the library system of Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut.Originating in 1701 with the gift of several dozen books to a new "Collegiate School," the library's collection now contains approximately 15.2 million volumes housed in fifteen university buildings and is the second-largest academic library in North America. Yale Club Library. Clarence Day Room Booking Information and Guidelines. There followed a stern memo from the House Committee, which apparently did some good, for the Library expanded by leaps and bounds over the next few years. Menu & Reservations Make Reservations . Our membership continues to evolve and reflect Yale’s student body values, traditions, and above all, their love for the University. Brazil. See 5 photos from 38 visitors to Yale Club Library. Cooper Jr., who wrote the history, warned his readers that the history of the Yale Club Library had been “lost in the sands of time.”  Nevertheless, Mr. Cooper, who wrote for the New Yorker and was well-known for his writing on space exploration, found a way to give a written tour of the library that was lively and informative. The first reports of a room called a Library, and a group called a Library Committee, occur in the oldest surviving minutes of the Yale Club Council, which begin early in 1901, just before the Club moved, on May 1, into its own house, an eleven-story building (now the Penn Club) our forebears constructed at 30 West 44th Street, where it towered over the Harvard club’s three-story building opposite at No. Full-text (What's this?) Not all works contain searchable full-text. Library of the Yale Club of New York City in New York City, New York. Beginning in March 1868, and for thirty years thereafter, there was a predecessor group called the Old Yale Alumni Association of New York—a portrait of one of its founders, Samuel F.B. A tranquil oasis in the heart of Midtown. After World War I, Harkness’ mother commissioned Rogers to design the Harkness Memorial Quadrangle, which is now Branford and Saybrook Colleges; in 1930 her son gave the money for six more colleges, which Rogers, the favorite architect of the Harkness family, also designed. Meredith Miller is a Yale alum and senior photographer for Yale's Beinecke Library. Although the Yale Club Library was Rogers’ first institutional one, he had done others in private houses, including in 1905 the house of Edward S. Harkness, ’97, still standing at 1 East 75th Street. its chairman, was a major benefactor of the Library fund, as well as the Club as a whole.
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