A "treasure box" at Yale
6:38 pm
Thu October 17, 2013

Once controversial, now beloved: Yale's Beinecke Library celebrates 50 years

This week marks the 50th 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.