Alta Club, Book Collectors' Evening, Fort Union, J. Willard Marriott Library, Karl Bodmer, libraries, Missouri, Nicolas Basbanes, rare books, University of Utah
Mark your calendar for the fourth annual Book Collector’s Evening
March 25, 2014
Alta Club 100 East South Temple
Join the University of Utah’s Friends of the J. Willard Marriott Library for an eventful evening including a display of rare books, a silent auction, and a presentation by well-known speaker, bibliophile and writer, Nicolas Basbanes. In his presentation, “Fruits of a Gentle Madness,” Basbanes will use anecdotal, specific, up-to-the-minute examples to illustrate how great libraries and important research collections have relied on, over decades and to this day, the passion and eccentricities of the private collector.
The evening will provide an opportunity to share your book collecting adventures and favorite books with fellow aficionados.
Reservations: Please contact Judy Jarrow by March 20, 2014 at 801-581-3421 or firstname.lastname@example.org. $40 per person
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