Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Capital Area Archivists: FDR Library/CIA visit, 9 October

Eleanor Roosevelt at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Library in Hyde Park, New York, 9 October 1949. Courtesy of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Library and Museum Web site; version date 2009.

In celebration of Archives Month, Capital Area Archivists of New York (CAA) has arranged a special trip to two repositories in Hyde Park, New York: the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, and the archives and special collections of the Culinary Institute of America.

Please join CAA for this fun day on Friday, October 9, 2009. This event is free to CAA members and $5.00 for non-members.

We will carpool from the Park and Ride Lot at Crossgates Mall (adjacent to the CDTA bus stop and food court entrance) in Guilderland, New York. Directions to Hyde Park will be provided.

RSVP and/or direct any questions to Amy Rupert [] by Wednesday, September 30th. When making your reservation, please indicate whether you are willing to drive and how many people you can accommodate.

8:00 a.m. depart from Crossgates Mall
9:30 a.m. film at FDR Library
10:00-11:00 a.m. Library and Museum tour
11:00-11:45 a.m. lunch (bring your own or eat at the café on site)
12:00-1:00 p.m. behind-the-scenes tour of Library and Archives
1:00-2:00 p.m. FDR home tour
2:30-4:00 p.m. Culinary Institute of America Special Collections tour
4:30 p.m. dinner at the Apple Pie Bakery Café
6:00 p.m. depart for return trip to Crossgates Mall
7:30 p.m. estimated time of return to Crossgates

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