The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library is Yale University Library's primary repository of literary archives, early manuscripts, and rare books, and one of the world’s largest libraries devoted to rare books and manuscripts.
Yale University Library's Irving S. Gilmore Music Library is one of the largest collections of music scores, sound recordings, and music research materials in the United States. Among its collections is the Oral History of American Music project, which in 2019 celebrated 50 years of preserving the voices and memories of leading figures in American music.
The Lewis Walpole Library is Yale University Library's research center for eighteenth-century studies and an essential resource for the study of Horace Walpole and Strawberry Hill. Located in Farmington, Conn., its collections include important holdings of eighteenth-century British prints, drawings, manuscripts, rare books, paintings, and decorative arts.