Come meet the staff and see the local history secret treasures that sit waiting to be discovered in the Library’s Regional History Room! Get familiar with our current projects including new Hemingway House collections discoveries, Hemingway House, Sun Valley Museum of History’s new exhibit “Firelines,” educational outreach, and oral history. Refreshments provided.
July 27, 4:30-6:00 p.m.
Regional History Room
Hemingway House Collection talk on research and discovery in Ernest and Mary’s home library
by Emma Sarconi, Regional History’s 2017 Hemingway House Summer Research Fellow.
Emma Sarconi grew up outside of San Francisco before getting her Bachelor of Arts from University of Toronto in Book and Media Studies, with minors in English and Literary Studies. After completing her undergraduate degree, she lived in Providence Rhode Island for three years, working in book publishing. In the fall of 2015, Sarconi began pursuing a dual masters in Library Science with a concentration in rare books and special collections from Long Island University and English Literature from New York University. Her scholarship focuses on the history of the book after 1800, reception and readership studies; in 2016 Sarconi was awarded a scholarship to Rare Book School. She has worked in archives and libraries across New York City, most recently the library at the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World.
July 27, 6:00 p.m.