July 05, 2013

American Antiquarian Society Tour on July 9 from 12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m. Located at  185 Salisbury St., Worcester.

This event is part of the Gordon Library Cultural Series

Visit the American Antiquarian Society, a national landmark just across the street from WPI. See highlights of this gem of Worcester that attracts scholars from all over the world. Thomas Knoles, the Marcus A. McCorison librarian at AAS, will lead a tour of the collection, which include books, pamphlets, newspapers, periodicals, broadsides, manuscripts, music, graphic arts, and local histories ranging from the colonial era through the Civil War and Reconstruction.

The American Antiquarian Society (AAS) library houses the largest and most accessible collection of printed materials from first contact through 1876 in what is now the United States, the West Indies and parts of Canada.

Curbside parking is available on Regent Street. NOTE: Guests must check all belongings such as bags, purses, backpacks, etc. in the AAS lockers which are secured and monitored by an attendant.

Register here.