Annual Meeting — October 20-21, 2011
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
- 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 meeting.
Richard D. Brown
Worcester, September 12, 2012
Annual Meeting Schedule
Thursday, October 20
|5:30-7:15 p.m.||Cocktail supper
Eighth Annual Robert C. Baron Lecture |
"The Unredeemed Captive: Her Journey, and My Own"
By John P. Demos
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
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
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
|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|
Annual business meeting |
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.