Video: “The Objects of Houghton Library: Past, Present and Future” (Lecture by Ann Blair)
The following video was recorded earlier this year in Cambridge, MA. and made available online earlier this week.
Ann Blair is Carl H. Pforzheimer University Professor at Harvard University, where she specializes in the cultural and intellectual history of early modern Europe (16th-17th centuries), with an emphasis on France.
Her interests include the history of the book and of reading, the history of the disciplines and of scholarship, and the history of interactions between science and religion.
On April 20, 2017, Professor Blair delivered this lecture as part of evening in celebration of the 75th anniversary of Houghton Library, Harvard’s principal repository for rare books, manuscripts and archives.
About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.