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Annual Meeting — October 20-21, 2011

American Antiquarian 
Society Note:
The following announcement of the 2011 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-ninth Annual Meeting of the American Antiquarian Society will be held in Antiquarian Hall in Worcester, Massachusetts, on Friday afternoon, the twenty-first of October, at five 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 12, 2012


Annual Meeting Schedule

Thursday, October 20

5:30-7:15 p.m. Cocktail supper
Goddard-Daniels House
7:30 p.m. Eighth Annual Robert C. Baron Lecture
"The Unredeemed Captive: Her Journey, and My Own"
By John P. Demos
Antiquarian Hall

Friday, October 21

9 a.m.-1:00 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
2:30-4:00 p.m. Overview of the Center for Historic American Visual Culture (CHAViC)
by Georgia Barnhill, CHAViC Director and Lauren Hewes, Andrew W. Mellon Curator of Graphic Arts
Antiquarian Hall
4:00-5:00 p.m. AAS curators will describe the Calvin P. Otto collection which was donated to the Society this year by his widow, Patricia Otto
5:00-5:45 p.m. Annual business meeting
Antiquarian Hall
6:00-8:00 p.m. Cocktail Reception
Higgins House, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

The closest hotel to Antiquarian Hall is the Courtyard by Marriott, Worcester. To make a reservation, please call Sarah Spiezio, Sales Manager at (508) 363-0300 and mention that you are attending the American Antiquarian Society's annual meeting. Please reserve by October 16, 2011.

Registration for the annual meeting must be received no later than than Friday, October 14, 2011. The Society regrets that it cannot give refunds for cancellations made after that date.