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archival materials from the nineteen sixties followed by a discussion and dinner. Gunther Plaut Reception: Hosted a
celebration/press event to celebrate the contributions of community member, Rabbi Gunther Plaut, and the donation of
his extensive library.
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2009 Campbell Book Collection Competition. Multiple private views and staff presentations for distinguished visitors,
notably the Ethiopic Manuscript presentation in Fall 2009.
Alumni Weekend Open House: university-wide event during which we opened the archives for tours. Participated in the
Royal Winter Fair in Toronto co-hosting the Cuisine Canada Culinary Awards.
Annual “Friends of the Library” lecture and luncheon. Book Launch re Biography of Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau. Book
launch re 50th anniversary book on Renison University College.
Annual “Open House” for donors. Various talks, lectures, and symposia.
Ballroom Boogie: Music and Dance from America’s 1930s.
Book signing reception and Movable Books exhibit as part of Thinking through Diagrams Conference. Cartonera
Publishers: Conference, Book, Exhibit and Presentations (The Silver Buckle Press hosted the printing workshop, the
Kohler Art Library displayed part of the exhibit, and the Department of Special Collections contributed many of the
books for the exhibit.) Reception, installation, promotion, and lecture series in conjunction with NLM/ALA’s traveling
exhibit, Changing the Face of Medicine, Historical Collections (Ebling Health Sciences Library).
BugFest (hosted by NC Museum of Natural Sciences).
Campus art museum exhibition, opening, and symposium. Main library exhibition and associated programming. Film
series with Documentary Studies and Public Policy.
Celebration of Recently Published Faculty Authors, March 2009. Cartoneras, Latin American publishers, program and
small exhibition, September 2009. John Milton workshop and small exhibition, November 18, 2009.
Celebration of the International Year of Astronomy: the Brown University Library, the Brown Department of Physics,
and the Ladd Observatory have collaborated to present the exhibit “Beyond the Moon: 400 Years of Astronomical
Observation.” Reception for the exhibit from 6–7:30 p.m. on Friday, October 9th in the main lobby of the John Hay
Library. The Lincoln Symposium (February 2009), in which we worked closely with the History Department. The Darwin
Exhibition, which coordinated with both a Commencement Forum by Ken Miller and the fall 2009 First Readings
Censorship and the French Enlightenment: A Graduate Student Colloquium (Feb. 2009). Posthumous Lives: Literary
Archives in the Twenty-First Century (March 2009). The Industrious Bee: Francis Daniel Pastorious, His Manuscripts, and
His World (Oct. 2009).
Chicago Archives Fair. Archie Motley Internship Fair. Palatines to America annual meeting (genealogy resources).
Chords of Memory: Archives at Hill and Beyond. Symposium celebrating American Archives Month. Rural Life
Symposium at the Rural Life Museum. “Pride of Place” workshop for K–12 teachers on using oral history at the State