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Trustees' Collections Committee
Board of Trustees

Agenda for the October 15, 2013 Meeting

Trustees’ Collections Committee
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
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
    Mr. Brian Clancy, Committee Chairman
     
  2. Review and Approval of Minutes of May 30, 2013 Meeting
    Mr. Brian Clancy
     
  3. Annual Report to the Trustees, Draft
    Mr. Brian Clancy
    Mr. Rishi Bhalerao, Committee Member
    November 12, 2013, 3 PM, West End Branch Library
     
  4. Review and Approval for Purchase of J.A.M. Whistler La Belle Jardiniére, 1894.
    Transfer lithograph, signed with pencil butterfly. (Value $16,500)
    Ms. Susan Glover, Keeper of Special Collections
    VOTED: “that, the Boston Public Library Special Collections Committee approves the purchase of J.A.M. Whistler La Belle Jardiniére, 1894”
     
  5. Review and Approval for Purchase of Frederick Theodore Lix set of eight finished watercolors and
    eight pen and ink drawings to illustrate L’Histoire de Jeanne D’Arc by Louis Moland, published
    by Garnier Freres in Paris in 1880. (Value $18,000)
    Ms. Susan Glover
    VOTED: “that, the Boston Public Library Special Collections Committee approves the purchase of the set of eight finished watercolors and eight pen and ink drawings by Frederick Theodore Lix to illustrate L’Histoire de Jeanne D’Arc by Louis Moland, published by Garnier Freres in Paris in 1880”
     
  6. Review and Approval for the Deaccession of Ms f. Med. 203 Mariegola della Scuola di Santa Maria della
    Misericordia. Bologna, 1392 with additions to 1505. (value under $50,000)
    Ms. Susan Glover
    VOTED: “that, the Boston Public Library Special Collections Committee approves the deaccession of Mariegola della Scuola di Santa Maria della Misericordia, Bologna, 1392 with additions to 1505”
     
  7. Annual Report to the Board of Trustees Preparation
    Ms. Amy Ryan, President
     
  8. Collections of Distinction: Phase II Update
    Ms. Susan Glover
  9.  
  10. Transfer of Special Collections from the Norwood Storage Facility to the Archival Center
    Ms. Susan Glover
     
  11. Adjournment
    Mr. Brian Clancy
     
  12. Meeting Schedule for 2013-2014
    All meetings in the McKim Building, Commonwealth Salon
    Mr. Brian Clancy
    • Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 8:30 AM
    • Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 8:30 AM
     
  13. Other Business
    Mr. Brian Clancy
  14.  
  15. Adjournment
    Mr. Brian Clancy