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Yours Sincerely, Beatrix Potter: Letters and Librarians
This symposium, which coincides with the exhibition Beatrix Potter: The Picture Letters, will address the important role Beatrix Potter's letters to children played in the development of her stories, including The Tale of Peter Rabbit and other books notable for their playful wit, simple charm, and exquisite illustrations. Cosponsored by The Beatrix Potter Society.

Friends Indeed: Beatrix Potter and the New York Public Library's Anne Carroll Moore
Friday, November 16, 2012, 6:30 p.m.

Picture Letters for Real Children John Bidwell, Astor Curator and Department Head, Printed Books and Bindings, Morgan Library & Museum

Beatrix Potter's Letters to Children Judy Taylor, former chairman of The Beatrix Potter Society, publisher, biographer

The Secret Success of Peter Rabbit Elizabeth James, Senior Librarian, National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum
Saturday, November 17, 2012, 11 a.m.–3:30 p.m.

Tickets: $60 for Non-Members; $50 for Members

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Please call (212) 685-0008 ext. 560 or e-mail for information.

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