Iowa Bibliophiles "My Life with Paper* (A most rewarding ride, with only a few diversions)

Dec 11, 2019

06:30 PM - 08:00 PM

University of Iowa Main Library, Main Library Gallery

125 West Washington Street, Iowa City, IA 52242

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My Life with Paper*
(A most rewarding ride, with only a few diversions)

Join Tim Barrett, director of the UI Center for the Book and papermaking specialist, as he recounts his 47 year engagement in the craft, science, history and aesthetics of handmade paper. Tim will have paper specimens and a number of his favorite items from UI Special Collections on display. Questions and comments from the audience will be warmly encouraged.

Event will be held at the Main Library in the Main Library Gallery, located on the north side of the first floor. Light refreshments will be served at 6:30pm, with the talk to begin at 7pm.

Iowa Bibliophiles is free and open for everyone. If you have accommodation needs, please contact Elizabeth Riordan at elizabeth-riordan@uiowa.edu.

*Title plagarized from Dard Hunter's 1958 My Life with Paper- An Autobiography.

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