Beinecke Library http://wshu.org en Once controversial, now beloved: Yale's Beinecke Library celebrates 50 years http://wshu.org/post/once-controversial-now-beloved-yales-beinecke-library-celebrates-50-years <p>This week marks the 50<sup>th</sup> anniversary of Yale University’s Beinecke library. It’s a world-renowned repository of rare books and manuscripts. WSHU’s Mark Herz toured the now-beloved library with its director, E. C. Shroeder. Schroeder said the modernist cube made up of large marble squares—and surrounded by gothic and neo-classical buildings—was once controversial.</p><p></p> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 22:38:38 +0000 Mark Herz 6901 at http://wshu.org Once controversial, now beloved: Yale's Beinecke Library celebrates 50 years