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Annual Meeting — October 21-22, 2010

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Society Note:
The following announcement of the 2010 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-eighth Annual Meeting of the American Antiquarian Society will be held in Antiquarian Hall in Worcester, Massachusetts, on Friday afternoon, the twenty-second of October, at five-thirty o'clock

Related activities for members and guests will take place Thursday and Friday, according to the appended schedule.

Richard D. Brown
Recording Secretary
Worcester, September 17, 2010


Annual Meeting Schedule

Thursday, October 21

5:30-7:15 p.m. Cocktail supper
Goddard-Daniels House
7:30 p.m. Sixth Annual Robert C. Baron Lecture
"Reflections on A Midwife's Tale"
By Laurel Thatcher Ulrich
Antiquarian Hall

Friday, October 22

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.
1-2:15 p.m. Luncheon for members and fellows
Goddard-Daniels House
2:30-3:30 p.m. "Worcester, 1910: The Emerging City"
by John Herron, Jr., Vice Chairman of the AAS Council
Antiquarian Hall
4:00-5:00 p.m. Panel on institutional collecting at AAS
Curators will describe the Society's collections associated with Worcester Antiquarian Hall
5:00-5:30 p.m. Break
Antiquarian Hall
5:30-6:15 p.m. Annual business meeting
Antiquarian Hall
6:15-8:30 p.m. Cocktail Reception
at the home of Neil and Lisa McDonough, hosted by Neil and Lisa McDonough and Myles and Jean McDonough

The Society has reserved a block of rooms at the Courtyard by Marriott Worcester at the special rate of $119.00 single or double, plus tax. Reservations may be made by calling the hotel at (508) 363-0300 and identifying yourself as part of the American Antiquarian Society Annual Meeting group. Reservations must be received on or before October 8, 2010.

Registration for the annual meeting must be received no later than than Friday, October 8, 2010. The Society regrets that it cannot give refunds for cancellations made after that date.

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