Newberry Library – Behind the Scenes Tour (Chicago Open Archives)

  • 08 Oct 2015
  • 5:00 PM - 6:45 PM
  • 60 W. Walton St., Chicago, IL 60610


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Newberry Library – Behind the Scenes Tour

Take a behind-the-scenes tour of the Newberry's manuscripts and archives processing space. Archivists will present materials from the Newberry's extensive Chicago dance collections, and discuss a new collaboration with the Chicago Dance History Group (CDHP), currently conducting oral history interviews that will be housed and made accessible at the Newberry. CDHP director Jenai West will also be on hand for both tours.

1st Tour: 5 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.

2nd Tour: 6 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.

Maximum capacity: 15 visitors per tour

Advance registration is required.

A world-renowned independent research library in Chicago, the Newberry offers readers an extensive, non-circulating collection of rare books, maps, music, manuscripts, and other printed material spanning six centuries.

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