Bibliographical Society

Students to Speak at Annual Meeting

The highlight of the 71st Annual Meeting of the Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia will be presentations by five UVa graduate students from the Department of English. The meeting will take place in the auditorium of the Harrison Institute at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, March 23, 2018.

The students and their topics are:

Bridget Reilly:  “Illustrations in The Atlantic Souvenir

Victoria Tovig:  “The Binding of the 1894 Century Edition of Kipling’s The Jungle Book

Aubrey Geyer:  “The Editing of American Women’s Magazines in 1945”

Neal David Curtis and Samuel Vincent Lemley: “Reconstructing the University of Virginia’s First Library”

At the meeting, the Society will also be awarding prizes for the 2018 Book Collecting Contest and the Battestin Fellowship Program.

Please join us for this Virginia Festival of the Book event and the reception to follow in the Rare Book School rooms in Alderman Library.