A great presentation is coming up next week at the Northwestern University Library with local women’s history connections. Ellen Gruber Garvey, Ph.D., Professor of English at New Jersey City University and author of the book Writing with Scissors: American Scrapbooks from the Civil War to the Harlem Renaissance, will present her speech “Reading the Remnants: American Scrapbook History” on Wednesday, November 13th, 2013, at 4 PM, in the library’s Forum Room. Garvey will include the scrapbooks of Evanstonians Frances Willard and Elizabeth Harbert in her discussion. This presentation is in conjunction with a new exhibition at the NU Library Past, Paper, Scissors up through January 3, 2014 in the University Library: http://sites.library.northwestern.edu/scrapbooks/

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