“Considering the Adelmann Collection” at Lewis University

“Considering the Adelmann Collection” at Lewis University

Published: March 22, 2011.

Lewis University will host “Considering the Adelmann Collection” at 2 p.m. on April 5 in Room AS-158 located on the University’s main campus in Romeoville. This event is free of charge and open to the public.

Lewis University’s John Lamb, Mary Hollerich, and Dennis H. Cremin will discuss the Adelmann Collection, including its founding, care and cataloging, and context within local and national history. The presentation will highlight aspects of the "Lines and Shadows: Discovering the Adelmann Collection" exhibit, now on view at the Gaylord Building Historic Site.

Dennis H. Cremin, assistant professor and director of the Lewis University History Center: Urban, Cultural and Catholic History of the Upper Midwest, commented, “This program provides an opportunity to look to the past, present, and future of the Adelmann Regional Collection.” As part of the program, Lamb will reflect on the founding of the collection in the early 1980s. Hollerich will address current work in the collection, and Cremin will talk about some of the future including plans that incorporate the Fitzpatrick House.

This event is being presented as a part of Lewis University’s Arts & Ideas Program, providing cultural and educational programming for students and the community. For additional information, please contact Dr. Michael Cunningham, Director of Arts & Ideas, at (815) 836-5385.

Lewis University is a Catholic university offering distinctive undergraduate and graduate programs to more than 6,000 traditional and adult students. Lewis offers multiple campus locations, online degree programs, and a variety of formats that provide accessibility and convenience to a growing student population. Sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, Lewis prepares ethically grounded, globally aware, and socially responsible graduates. The ninth largest private not-for-profit university in Illinois, Lewis has been nationally recognized by The Princeton Review and U.S. News & World Report.

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