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.
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