WILLIAM BARTRAM: THE SEARCH FOR NATURE’S DESIGN ROUNDTABLE AND BOOK SIGNING

Posted August 19th, 2010 at 7:57 am.

Historical Society of Pennsylvania presents
WILLIAM BARTRAM: THE SEARCH FOR NATURE’S DESIGN
ROUNDTABLE AND BOOK SIGNING
Wednesday, September 15 at 4:30 p.m.
Historical Society of Pennsylvania
1300 Locust Street
FREE, please register online at http://www.hsp.org/default.aspx?id=10
For more information, contact Lauri Cielo at lcielo@hsp.org.

Hear the thoughts and voice of early naturalist William Bartram through the newly published book William Bartram, The Search for Nature’s Design. This book from the University of Georgia Press contains transcripts of many of Bartram’s manuscripts collected from more than 100 libraries and archives, including the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. Contributors to the book will discuss the special role of manuscripts as tools for historical understanding and writing. Followed by a reception and a display of original Bartram drawings and manuscripts from HSP’s collection.

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