Bibliographical Society

Students Speak at Annual Meeting

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

The students and their topics were:

Graduate student speakers, from left, Aubrey Geyer, Victoria Tovig, Bridget Reilly, Samuel Lemley, and Neal Curtis.

Graduate student speakers, from left, Aubrey Geyer, Victoria Tovig, Bridget Reilly, Samuel Lemley, and Neal Curtis.

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 Rotunda Library: A Textual History of the University of Virginia’s First Catalogs”

At the meeting, the Society also awarded prizes for the 2018 Book Collecting Contest and the sixth round of the Battestin Fellowship Program.

A reception in the Rare Book School rooms in Alderman Library followed the meeting.