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Dialogue about Ellen Emmet Rand

Tuesday, November 27, 2018
5:30pm – 7:00pm

Storrs Campus
Benton Museum

Join Alexis Boylan (Associate Professor of Art History and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Program, and Guest Curator of Ellen Emmet Rand), in conversation with William Harris (Deputy Director, Franklin D. Roosevelt Library and Museum) about his collecting of Ellen Emmet Rand paintings, his love of portraiture, and connections between Rand and President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

William Ashley Harris has spent almost thirty years in the archival profession at the state and national level. The majority of his career has been spent with the Presidential Library System operated by the National Archives. He served as a founding archivist of the George H. W. Bush Presidential Library, as a senior director in the Office of Presidential Libraries, and currently as the deputy director of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library.

Contact:

Karen Sommer x5084

Benton Events (primary), Art and Art History, History Department, UConn Master Calendar

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