Seminar: “Finding History In Rare Books” – Living in the West Speaker Series

When:
January 23, 2019 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
2019-01-23T18:00:00-07:00
2019-01-23T19:30:00-07:00
Where:
Jackson Hole Historical Society & Museum
225 N Cache St
Jackson, WY 83001
USA
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Maria Rachal
307-733-2414

LIVING IN THE WEST SPEAKER SERIES: “FINDING HISTORY IN RARE BOOKS”

Our Living in the West Speaker Series returns in January for a presentation by Christy Smirl on what makes a book rare, historically important, or particularly valuable.

How can we see the history of the book, of Jackson, and of a changing nation in the pages of our local classics? Explore local history in the pages left behind by its explorers, visitors, climbers, and naturalists. Learn how JHHSM and private collectors alike continue to explore the Greater Yellowstone region through the printed page and preserve it for future generations. Christy Smirl is a local rare book dealer and a private librarian. She owns Foxtail Books & Library Services, which provides personalized book and library services to homeowners in Jackson Hole and further afield. She has a Master’s Degree in Library Science from the University of Denver, is a graduate of the Colorado Antiquarian Book Seminar, and recently joined the Jackson Hole Historical Society and Museum Board of Directors. This free presentation should not be missed!

 

 

 

 

 

Open House & two-for-one Admission at Both Museum Locations.

Locations:

JHHSM: HOMESTEADING, RANCHING AND EXPLORATION

225 CACHE STREET

This location of our museum features 6 main exhibit spaces as well as a local history bookstore and museum shop. The 5 permanent exhibits include The Art of the Hunt, Homesteading in Jackson, Cattle Ranching, Dude Ranching, and Western Entertainment. Our rotating exhibit currently is Exploration in the Tetons.

JHHSM: AMERICAN INDIANS OF GREATER YELLOWSTONE

105 GLENWOOD

The original building of the Jackson Hole Society and Museum, this location features 3 rooms that address the American Indian of the Greater Yellowstone area. Specifically, fur traders and the Shoshone and Sheep Eater native tribes.