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2014 ANNUAL MEETING and TOUR: MAY 21-25, 2014
Authors, Industry and Opulence: Lowell, Concord and the North Shore of Massachusetts
Itinerary highlights include
Home of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Boott Cotton Mill Museum
Ayre Mansion & Lourdes Grotto
Crane Estate, Castle Hill
Lexington & Concord
Full Tour brochure will be sent to all national VSA members in early 2014 and available on request and on the website. For further information, contact the VSA office at (215) 636-9872, (215) 636-9873 fax, email:
Photographs, top to bottom: Crane Estate, Castle Hill; Boott Cotton Mill Museum. The Victorian Society in America reserves the right to make such changes to the schedule, sites to be visited, or personnel as may become necessary or desirable. ··
FALL STUDY TOUR and SYMPOSIUM
Friday September 26-Sunday September 28, 2014
Schedule to include: Tour to Ragdale and Crabtree Farm, and an architect-led tour of Lake Geneva, WI; Opening Reception at Glessner House; all-day symposium at Glessner House "Interpreting the Victorian House" with speakers from Westcott House, Craigdarroch Castle, Lincoln Historic Site, Pabst Mansion, Driehaus Mansion, Hull House and Glessner House.
Richard Guy Wilson is the keynote speaker. Headquarters hotel will be the Congress Plaza Hotel on Michigan Avenue. Full study tour and symposium brochure will be mailed to all VSA national members later in 2014.
2013 VICTORIAN SOCIETY IN AMERICA BOOK AWARDS
The HENRY-RUSSELL HITCHCOCK AWARD recognizes a book published in 2012 that makes a significant contribution to the study of architecture, decorative arts, or the aligned fields. Inventing the Modern World: Decorative Arts and the World's Fairs 1851-1939, by lead authors Jason Busch and Catherine Futter demonstrates that the idea of the "modern" was indeed invented by the Victorians, and put on display at the great expositions of the 19th century.
· The WILLIAM E. FISCHELIS AWARD recognizes a book pubished in 2012 that makes a significant contribution to the study of 19th century American art and artists. Angels and Tomboys: Girlhood in 19th Century America, by lead author Holly Pyne Conner contributes to our understanding of the portrayal of girls in America by letting us discover angels, tomboys, miniature mothers and carefree sprites, and girls who combined all these traits, through insightful essays and excellent illustrations.
· The RUTH EMERY AWARD recognizes a book published in 2012 that makes a significant contribution to the study of regional history. Sanctified Landscapes: Writers, Artists and the Hudson River Valley 1820-1909, by David Schuyler lets us experience the Valley through the work of seminal figures like painter Thomas Cole, author Washingtom Irving, architect A. J. Downing, and lesser-known but critical people like historian Benson John Lossing and artist Jervis McEntee, and learn that the Hudson River Valley is a place in the American imagination, as much myth as reality.
· A SPECIAL CITATION for EXCELLENCE was awarded to Capricious Fancy: Curtaining and Draping the Historic Interior 1800-1930 by Gail Caskey Winkler to recognize the significant contribution to design history that his book makes by exploiting the Society's own Samuel J. Dornsife Collection. We learn - by reading AND poring over the sumptuous illustrations - that the Victorian accomplishments in window drapery are a lost art. We believe that this book will become instrumental in reviving interest in the documents Dornsife collected, and perhaps even in the draperies themselves.
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IT IS FURTHER ORDERED AND ADJUDGED:
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