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Biblio Bus Day trip to New Haven, CT (Yale & William Reese Co.)

The Charles H. Watts II History and Culture of the Book Program, The John Carter Brown Library

Friday, March 1, 2013 at 8:00 AM (EST)

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March 1 |  Biblio Bus Field Trip (New Haven, CT): William Reese Company and the Beinecke Library, Yale University. Limited to undergraduate students. Please register.


Join the Watts History of the Book Program on the Biblio Bus day trip to New Haven, Connecticut on Friday, March 1st. Travel to New Haven on a luxury motor coach, and enjoy an exclusive seminar with George Miles, Curator of the Western Americana Collection at the Beinecke Library, Yale University. Then eat lunch with Bill Reese at his offices and learn about the book trade at William Reese Company. The staff at William Reese Company is among the leading specialists in the fields of Americana and world travel, and maintain a large and eclectic inventory of literary first editions and antiquarian books of the 18th through 21st centuries.


 

ITINERARY:

8:00AM - Bus leaves John Carter Brown Library, corner of George and Brown Streets, Providence, RI

10:15AM - Arrive at Yale University, Beinecke Library

10:30AM-12:00PM - Seminar at Beinecke Library with George Miles, Curator of Western Americana

12:15-1:15PM - Boxed lunch at William Reese Co.

1:15-3:15PM - Tour and talk with Bill Reese at William Reese Co.

3:15PM - Depart William Reese Co.; return to JCB Library, Providence 

5:30PM - Arrive at JCB Library, Providence

 

OPEN TO ALL INTERESTED UNDERGRADUATES (NOT JUST BROWN/RISD).

(If you are not an undergraduate but are interested in attending, please email abby_saunders@brown.edu.)

Please, give 24 hour notice if you need to cancel your reservation.

Cancel through eventbrite or email abby_saunders@brown.edu. Your space will be offered to someone on the waiting list. Thank you!

Have questions about Biblio Bus Day trip to New Haven, CT (Yale & William Reese Co.)? Contact The Charles H. Watts II History and Culture of the Book Program, The John Carter Brown Library

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John Carter Brown Library
94 George St
Providence, RI 02906

Friday, March 1, 2013 at 8:00 AM (EST)


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The Charles H. Watts II History and Culture of the Book Program, The John Carter Brown Library

The Charles H. Watts II History and Culture of the Book Program supports lectures, events, seminars, workshops and field trips for Brown University and Rhode Island School of Design undergraduates to further the study and appreciation of the codex book as a crafted, practical, historical object.

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