Archive for November, 2008
What are you collecting?
Posted November 15, 2008 by Brad Westwood
What are you collecting? During this year’s ADL Conference opening remarks I will be asking participants to share what they are collecting and why. Do you want to answer this question now, then dive in? – Brad Westwood, Chair, ADL Book Collecting Conference (click here to respond to this question)
Thomas L. Kane and the ‘Mormon Problem’ in National Politics
Posted November 10, 2008 by Cory Nimer
Thomas G. Alexander Time: 3:00 PM Date: Wednesday, December 10, 2008 Place: HBLL Auditorium, 1st Floor; Admission is free; arrive early for seats.
In Honorable Remembrance: Thomas L. Kane and the Latter-day Saints
Posted November 7, 2008 by Andrew
BYU’s L. Tom Perry Special Collections has been gathering Thomas L. Kane family papers into its collections for many years. We now have the largest collection of Thomas L. Kane manuscripts in the world (regarding Kane’s life and work see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_L._Kane). For this Exhibit, we are drawing from this rich archive original manuscripts, rare books, [...]
Water in the West: A Misplaced Resource Lecture
Posted November 5, 2008 by Andrew
Dan McCool, a professor of Political Science and director of the Environmental Studies program at the University of Utah will be speaking on Water in the West today. Don’t miss it! BYU’s L. Tom Perry Special Collections is a partner in conjunction with the University of Utah and five other universities in creating the Western [...]
The Bishop’s Wife
Posted by Andrew
Starring Cary Grant, Loretta Young, David Niven, Monty Wolley, James Gleason. Time: 7:00 PM Date: Friday, December 5, 2008 Place: HBLL Auditorium, 1st Floor; Admission is free; arrive early for seats.
ADL Conference Wants Your Ideas for Future Conferences
Posted November 1, 2008 by Brad Westwood
Since the first ADL conference was launched in 2003, we have asked conference goers to tell us their ideas about future conferences. Specifically we have asked for ideas on: an annual printed keepsake, the lineup of collector’s seminars, the hands-on preconference workshops they’d like to see, and finally, topics for our luncheon program. We have [...]