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First Fridays: April 2017

April 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Free
April CLRC

Beyond Golden Books and Letters to Bill Holm

In the 2016-2017 First Fridays season, archivists and curators will guide you along some of the most fascinating paths and introduce you to unexpected characters and stories from the collections. Join us, it will only get curiouser and curiouser!

April CLRCBeyond Golden Books: The Art of Gustaf Tenggren

Presented by Caitlin Marineau, the Children’s Literature Research Collections

Gustaf Tenggren is known and beloved for his illustrations for books such as The Poky Little Puppy, as well as his work on many classic Disney films, but if we dive deeper into his work, we can unearth a treasure chest of art, from unpublished works to out-of-print classics.

April-UMLA-for-webDear Bill: Letters to Bill Holm

Presented by Kathryn Hujda, Upper Midwest Literary Archives

“Mundane news… that’s what I want!” Minnesota poet Bill Holm was an avid correspondent, and his call for letters was often answered — his personal papers are teeming with correspondence from friends and family, as well as students, publishers, and colleagues of the writerly persuasion. Join the Upper Midwest Literary Archives and take a dive into the vast and varied world of Bill Holm as seen through letters to the poet himself.

Event Details

What: First Fridays Series 2016-2017 
When: April 7, 2017, Noon to 1:00 p.m.
Where: Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120

About the 2016-2017 First Fridays Series

Down the Archival Rabbit Hole…and what we found there

One of the most exciting aspects of researching in special collections libraries and archives is discovering things you did not even know you were looking for. From tragic tales and dramatic feuds to stunning and unknown artwork, opening a box in an archive can lead researchers to stories they never expected.

In the 2016-2017 First Fridays season, archivists and curators will guide you along some of the most fascinating paths and introduce you to unexpected characters and stories from the collections. Join us, it will only get curiouser and curiouser!

Details

Date:
April 7
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Venue

Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120
222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
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