August 2014

Saturday, August 2, 2014
Genealogy and Local History Orientation

9:30 am

The Genealogy and Local History staff will introduce visitors to the Newberry and explain how to use its collections at an informal orientation. Aimed at researchers new to the library and/or new to genealogical research, this session will last approximately an hour, followed by a short tour of the library.

Wednesday, August 6, 2014
The Newberry Colloquium : A Year of Conservation at the Newberry

4 pm

Since last September, Terra Huber has worked as an Advanced Intern in the Conservation Lab at the Newberry.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014
The Newberry Colloquium : Mapping Nature Across the Americas

4 pm

This summer, the Newberry is hosting an NEH seminar for college and university faculty exploring the complicated, contradictory, and contested ways in which humans have mapped and conceived their place in nature throughout history.