February 16 Panel Discussion: “The Morgan, The Woman, and Her Illuminated Life”

Please join us Thursday, February 16, Noon–1:00 p.m. in the Central Library Community Room for a moderated lunchtime panel (lunch served first come, first serve) on the life of one of the most well-known American librarians and experts in illuminated manuscripts in the early-mid twentieth century, Belle da Costa Greene, who helped build the collections of the renowned Morgan Library and Museum in New York City.

Moderated Discussants:

Joanna Colclough, The Library of Congress 

Daria Rose Foner, Sotheby’s and former Research Associate, Morgan Library & Museum

Heidi Ardizzone, Associate Professor at Saint Louis University and Author of An Illuminated Life: Belle da Costa Greene’s journey from Prejudice to Privilege

Moderator: Tracy D. Sharpley-Whiting, Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Distinguished Professor and Vice Provost for Arts and Libraries

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