"Henry Folger and Amherst College"

April 25, 2014 - 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm (already occurred)
Frost Library, Friendly Periodicals Reading Room

Hear an address by Stephen H. Grant, author of "Collecting Shakespeare: The Story of Henry and Emily Folger." Drawing heavily on Frost Library’s photo collection, the author will trace the academic career of Henry Clay Folger (Class of 1879), discuss his five decades with the Standard Oil Co., explore his relations with the college and chart his creation of the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C.

Additional Info

This event is occurring in conjunction with the annual spring meeting of the Friends of the Amherst College Library. A reception will follow.

Contact Info

Cindy Lepage
(413) 542-2212
image of e-mail address@amherst.edu


The Alfred Friendly '33 Periodicals Reading Room is on the Main Level of Frost Library.