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Vincent Scully’s Legacy

In December 2017, the Yale community lost one of its most eminent scholars and public figure, Vincent Scully, professor of art and architecture. Many Yale Club members, past and present, took “Scully.” His death, even more than his recent retirement, … Continue reading

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Magazines from your pad.

The Spring is keeping us busy in the Yale Club Library – members usually fill most nooks and crannies of the Library, despite the haywire weather patterns of February, March, and (so far) April. If the unpredictable weather is keeping … Continue reading

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2017 in Review

We have just about two weeks left in 2017. As each year closes, we in the Library think about what our members liked and used the most in our collection and services.   Although we know we’ll have different numbers … Continue reading

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Statements: Martin Luther’s 95 Theses

In 2014, the Library commemorated the start of World War I in Europe with an exhibition of literary and artistic works that came out of the war. In 2015, our exhibition about the Yale Club’s Centennial at 50 Vanderbilt was … Continue reading

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New Leaves

It has been a busy autumn here at the Yale Club Library. The space has been full of people hard at work most days as members have left behind the slower summer pace.  But there has still been time for … Continue reading

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Frederick C. Barghoorn in Russia

A couple of years ago, one of my members came in to donate a set of his books to our Books by Members collection. Professor Thomas F. Remington, an emeritus professor of Political Science at Emory University, brought us not … Continue reading

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Happy days are here again

This fall, the Library is pleased to resume its Happy Hour for the Mind series, where we invite experts in different field to engage in discussions with small groups of our members. Capped at 25 people, these events are less … Continue reading

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