McBride Symposium

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Thu, 05/16/2013 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm

At a symposium and ceremony on May 16 hosted by Northwestern University Library and the Consulate General of France in Chicago, representatives of Northwestern University and the French Republic will celebrate the return of a very special collection of letters to their country of origin.

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McBride Symposium
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Norris Student Center (Big Ten Room), Northwestern University
2:00 pm
Welcome and Introduction – Sarah Pritchard, Dean of Libraries
Introduction to McBride Collection – Jeffrey Garrett, Associate University Librarian and Director of Special Collections and Archives
The McBride Collection: a Case Study – Jason Nargis, Manuscript Librarian, and Sara Stigberg, Acting Public Services Librarian, Art Collection
The U.S. and the Repatriation of Objects Taken in World War II: An Erratic Tale – Peter Hayes, Professor of History
Restitution of Cultural Property in France from World War II to the Present – Anne Liskenne, Archives of the French Ministry of Foreign Office, presented by M. Graham Paul, Consul General of France in Chicago
Transfer Ceremony –Dan Linzer, Northwestern University Provost, and M. Graham Paul, Consul General of France in Chicago