Saturday, April 16, 2016

Voorhees Lecture on the History of Cartography: Virginia's District of Columbia
Saturday, April 16, 2016
Time: 1:00 PM–3:30 PM
Place: Lecture Hall & Conference Rooms, Free

The 2016 Alan M. and Nathalie P. Voorhees Lecture on the History of Cartography features guest speakers Don Hawkins on “An Unappreciated Gift” and Dennis Gurtz on “The Evolving District of Columbia,” along with an exhibition of Washington, D.C.–related maps from the Library's collections (11:00 AM–4:00 PM). The Fry-Jefferson Map Society hosts this free annual lecture series. The lectures begin at 1:00 PM, but you're welcome to arrive early for lunch (advance purchase required) and related events. Conservation Workshop: Minor Paper Repair with Leslie Courtois, the Library of Virginia's Conservator (10:00–11:00 AM). Cost: $15 (free for Fry-Jefferson Society Members). Advance registration required. Special Collections Presentation (11:15–11:45 AM). Visit the Special Collections Reading Room for a presentation of materials related to our nation's capital. Free. Lunches available for advance order/purchase. For workshop registration or more information, contact the Library of Virginia Foundation at 804.692.3900 or e-mail

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