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19 06 2009
Past Chairs of RBMS pause for photoshoot

Past Chairs of RBMS pause for photoshoot

Nicole Bouche, the Pacific Northwest Curator, and Blynne Olivieri, a freshly graduated MLIS student and scholarship winner to attend the Rare Books and Manuscripts Section (RMBS) preconference 2009, are here in Charlottesville, Virginia for the 50th Anniversary of RBMS.

We are in the second day of the conference, and the picture above is from this evening’s reception at the beautiful Colonnade Club on the University of Virginia campus. Gary Menges, UW Libraries Preservation Administrator is in the photo, to your left of center in the navy sport jacket and distinguished gray beard.

What an incredible opportunity to commune with professionals in the field and learn about trajectories in Special Collections.

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2 responses

19 06 2009
Helice

Thanks for posting, Blynne! Hope you guys are having a great time in Charlottesville! Send us some more news of the conference, if you get a chance.

P.S. You and Edna should update your profiles now that you are officially MLIS’ed — Congrats!

19 06 2009
pjconstantine

Thanks, Blynne! While new to Special Collections, it’s fun to see current and former colleagues in this photo. I’ve worked with EC Schroeder at Yale, Mark Dimunation at Cornell, and Gary Menges here. Terry Belanger co-taught an intro class my first semester of Library School at Columbia.

Enjoy your time there!

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