Research Library 50th Anniversary Open House
Hear the Stories and Learn about the Resources: A Series of Mini-Sessions:
10 am – Highlights from the Library’s first 50-years
Wayne Wright, Former Head Librarian
11 am – Introduction to the Photography Collection
Christina Milliman, Director of Museum and Library Collections
and Jennifer Griffiths, Digital Initiatives Manager
1 pm – Introduction to Genealogy Resources
Joe Festa, Librarian
2 pm – Let’s Hear It for our Volunteers!
Library Volunteers in Special Projects, Research and Book Repair
3 pm – Cooperstown Graduate Program
Georgia LaMair, Graduate Assistant and CGP Student
What’s in the Library? Collection Highlights
The library isn’t just home to books, come and see some of our more fascinating holdings in these highlight presentations. These 10-minute talks will be led by our knowledgeable and
passionate Library staff members, Joe Festa and Pamela Cooley.
Time Highlighted Collection
10:30 am – Steiner Collection of Native Indian basketry
11:30 am – Beauchamp Collection of regional drawings, sketches, paintings and more
1:30 pm – Belva Lockwood Collection of ephemera –
the first woman to run for US President
2:30 pm – Historic Manuscript Cookbook Collection
3:30 pm – Diaries & Correspondence of local and regional families
4:30 pm – Abraham Lincoln Collection of autopsy notes
There’s More to See!
All-day Photographic images, local atlases and more on display
Who were the Coopers and Clarks of Cooperstown? Learn more about early generations of the two families by viewing our photographic family trees!
This event is free and open to the public! Limited seating. Reservations are requested, but not required. RSVP to [email protected].