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Trustees' Collections Committee
Board of Trustees

Agenda for the February 11, 2014 Meeting

Trustees’ Collections Committee
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 Meeting
Commonwealth Salon, McKim Building, 1st Floor
700 Boylston Street, Boston, MA

Note: To get to the the Commonwealth Salon, enter through the Boylston Street entrance; follow the corridor to the left.The Commonwealth Salon will be on the left before you enter the Courtyard.

 

AGENDA

  1. Welcome and Introduction of New Special Collections Committee Chairman
    Mr. Brian Clancy, Committee Chairman
     
  2. Review and Approval of Minutes of October 15, 2013 Meeting
    Mr. William Stoneman
     
  3. Review and Approval for Purchase of Allan Rohan Crite, Chapel of the Epiphany, St. John Evangelist Church, Bowdoin St., Boston MA. Signed watercolor, 1940. (Value: $13,000)
    Ms. Susan Glover, Keeper of Special Collections
    VOTED: ”that the Boston Public Library Special Collections Committee approves the purchase of Allan Rohan Crite. Chapel of the Epiphany, St. John Evangelist Church, Bowdoin Street, Boston MA.”
     
  4. Review and Approval for Purchase of Jules David, set of eight original watercolors and seven pen and ink drawings executed to illustrate an abridged children’s edition of Cervantes’ Don Quixote in 1887. (Value: $15,000)
    Ms. Susan Glover, Keeper of Special Collections
    VOTED: ”that the Boston Public Library Special Collections Committee approves the purchase of Jules David’s set of 8 original watercolors and 7 pen and ink drawings executed to illustrated an abridged children’s edition of Cervantes’ Don Quixote.”
     
  5. Report on Trust Funds Restricted to Special Collections Acquisitions
    Ms. Ellen Donaghey, Chief Financial Officer
     
  6. Update on Collections of Distinction: Phase II (see attached)
    Ms. Susan Glover; Ms. Laura Irmscher, Chief of Collections Strategy
     
  7. Meeting Schedule for 2013-2014
    All meetings in the McKim Building, Commonwealth Salon

    • Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 8:30 AM
    • Tuesday, October 7, 2014, 8:30 AM
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  9. Other Business
    Mr. William Stoneman
     
  10. Adjournment
    Mr. William Stoneman