Special Topics

Read about The Birds of America at Beinecke Library and beyond…toipcs include history, material culture, race in America, climate, and more.  Curious? Ask a Question or Suggest a Special Research Topic


What Do We Do about Audubon? Readings and resources reconsidering Audubon’s life and legacy

The Birds of America: Paper Size and Watermarks

Lucy Bakewell Audubon Mourning Brooch

Carrie S. Beinecke Copy of The Birds of America

Seeing the Gutenberg Bible and The Birds of America 

What’s in A Name? Readings and resources about #BirdNamesforBirds