Collecting Jane Austen in America: Alberta H. Burke & Her Great Gift to Goucher

Dr. Juliette Wells, the Elizabeth Conolly Todd Distinguished Professor of English in the Center for the Humanities at Goucher College, will lead an illustrated lecture on Alberta Burke’s collecting and highlights of her collection, which includes first and rare editions, translations, and ephemera.

Following the presentation, objects and items from the Burke collection will be on display, with introductions and commentary by Juliette Wells, Special Collections & Archives staff, and an experienced student researcher. This is a unique opportunity that you will not want to miss!

Monday, October 28, 2019 at 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Batza Room of the Athenaeum
1021 Dulaney Valley Rd, Towson, MD 21204, USA

Event Type

Speaker/Lecture/Reading, Public


Welch Center for Graduate and Professional Studies





$28 with advance online enrollment



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