Annual Meeting -- October 22-23, 2009
The following announcement of the 2009 annual meeting of the
American Antiquarian Society appears on this website as an added
convenience to members, who also receive a printed invitation in the mail.
Call to the Meeting
The one hundred ninety-seventh Annual
of the American Antiquarian Society will be held in Antiquarian Hall in
Worcester, Massachusetts, on
Friday afternoon, the twenty-third of October, at five-thirty o'clock
Related activities for members and guests will take place Thursday
through Saturday, according to the appended schedule.
- to hear the report of the Council,
- to elect officers and Councilors,
- to elect new members, and
- to transact such other business as may properly come before the
Richard D. Brown
Worcester, September 14, 2009
Annual Meeting Schedule
Thursday, October 22
||Cocktail supper, Goddard-Daniels House
Sixth Annual Robert C. Baron Lecture |
The Nullification Crisis-and the Causes of the Civil War-Revisited
By William W. Freehling
Friday, October 23
|9 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Library will be open to members and fellows
|11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Orientation for new members, Antiquarian Hall
Any member attending an AAS annual meeting for the first time, whether
newly elected or not, is encouraged to attend this informative session
outlining the collections and activities of the Society.
Luncheon for members and fellows, Goddard-Daniels House
Panel Discussion on Christopher Columbus Baldwin (1800-1835), lawyer, collector, diarist, and the Society's third librarian. Panelists include: Michael H. Hoeflich, Univeristy of Kansas; Jack Larkin, Old Sturbridge Village; and Ann Fabian, Rutgers University.
Curators will describe the Society's collections associated with librarian Baldwin, Antiquarian Hall
Annual business meeting |
Cocktail Reception hosted by Valerie and Stephen Loring and Mary and Warner Fletcher, The Worcester Club, One Oak Street, Worcester ||
The Society has reserved a block of rooms at the Crowne Plaza in
at the special rate of $109 single or double, plus tax. Reservations may
be made by calling the hotel at (508) 791-1600 and identifying yourself as
part of the American Antiquarian Society group. Any unreserved rooms in
the block will be released on Thursday, October 1, 2009.
call to meeting and
annual meeting schedule as a pdf