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Autumn Proprietors’ Reception

Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 3:30pm to 6:00pm
This event is by invitation only

Autumn Proprietors' Meeting & Reception

Proprietors of the Boston Athenæum are cordially invited to join the Board of Trustees and Athenæum staff members for a celebration in their honor.

At 3:30 pm, President of the Board of Trustees John Reed will welcome Proprietors, followed by a special presentation from Stanford Calderwood Director Elizabeth Barker on the history of Athenæum share number six hundred and forty, which was previously held by heir to a Boston real estate fortune George Nixon Black. A reception will start at 4:30 pm.


RSVP by November 26 to or 617-720-7667

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Most programs held in the Bayard Henry Long Room on the Athenaeum's first floor are amplified and assistive listening devices are available for patron use.

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To request ASL interpretation services for any of the Athenaeum's programs, please contact Hannah Weisman at 617-720-7617 or