Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities

2011 Yale College Poets Reading

Posted in Beinecke Library by beineckepoetry on April 18, 2011

Yale College Poets Reading

Featuring Ilan Ben-Meir, Elisa Gonzalez, Alice Hodgkins,
Laurel Hunt, Casey Blue James, Kate Lund, Hannah Zeavin Musser,
Noah Warren, Cooper Wilhelm, and Jesse Williams
Wednesday, April 20, 4:00 pm
Beinecke Library, 121 Wall Street
Contact: nancy.kuhl@yale.edu

Image: Marshall Bond at Yale
From the Marshall Bond Papers (WA MSS S-2358) ; the Marshall Bond Papers document the life of gold miner and adventurer Marshall Bond (1867-1941), and his family, especially his father, Hiram G. Bond, and his son, Marshall Bond, Jr. The papers span the years 1869-1976, with the bulk falling between 1897 and 1935. Bond’s Klondike experience is well documented by his diary from 1897-98, letters to his family, draft chapters of a memoir about his experiences, and photographs. The photographs include one of the dog who inspired Jack London’s novel The Call of the Wild; several of the Bond family’s California home, on which London based the setting for the beginning of the novel; and forty-five commercially produced photos of the Klondike region and Dawson by E. A. Hegg and other photographers.

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