Wesleyan University Library will celebrate the life noted author and historian William Manchester, who passed away in 2004, on Thursday in the Smith Reading Room:
Leith Johnson, Project Archivist and Jenny Miglus, Archival Assistant for the William Manchester Papers, will speak about Manchester’s career and writing process as documented in his papers. There will be a brief reception from 7:40-8:00. A lecture by Claire Potter, Wesleyan Professor of History and American Studies, will follow at 8:00 p.m. Highlights from the Manchester Collection will be on exhibit at Olin Library through March 15th. This event is sponsored by a bequest of William Manchester and the Friends of the Wesleyan Library.
Date: Thursday, February 5
Time: 7:00 pm
Place: Smith Reading Room, Olin Library