Capturing the Moment: Ephemera Collections at Historic New England

Wednesday, May 10, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Otis House, 141 Cambridge Street, Boston, Mass.

Join Lorna Condon, senior curator of Library and Archives, for an introduction to Historic New England’s outstanding ephemera collections. Examine and delight in advertisements, tickets, programs, menus, invitations, rewards of merit, greeting cards, broadsides, invoices, and trade catalogues, among other items, that shed light on the popular culture and daily life of the region.

Collectors: Feel free to bring examples from your own collections to share and discuss with others. Includes a light reception and optional viewing of collections in Historic New England’s Library and Archives.

Free to Friends of the Library and Archives
$5 Historic New England members and students
$10 nonmembers

Registration is required. Friends of the Library and Archives must call to register. Please call 617-994-6678 for more information or register online.