Civil War Object Lessons: Gardner’s Photographic Sketch Book of the War


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Join us to learn about the 1866 edition of Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the War, one of the most powerful and well-known collections of photographs from the Civil War.


Monday, September 25, 2017


Haldeman Center 041 Kreindler Conference


History Department, Hood Museum of Art, Leslie Center for the Humanities, Library

Intended Audience(s)




12:45-1:00 Opening remarks: Elizabeth Smith, Dean of Faculty
1:00-2:00 Elizabeth Athens, Worcester Art Museum
2:00-3:00 "War and the Photograph: Past and Present," Virginia Beahan, Mary Coffey, Katie Hornstein (Barbara "Bonnie" MacAdam chair)
3:00-3:30 Break
3:30-4:30 "Between Text and Time": Colleen Boggs, Robert Bonner, Jay Satterfield (Katie Hornstein chair)
4:30-5:30 Elizabeth Young, Mount Holyoke College
5:30-5:45 Closing remarks by Robert Bonner
6:00-7:00 Reception in Rauner Special Collections Library

Sponsored by The Friends of the Dartmouth College Library, Hood Museum of Art, Leslie Center for the Humanities, the Department of Art History, the Department of English, the Department of History, the Dean of Arts and Humanities

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Jay Satterfield

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