June 2011 Dinner Meeting

  • 06/15/2011
  • 5:00 PM
  • Cliff Dwellers, 200 S. Michigan, Chicago, 22nd Floor


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Speaker: Alan Fern

Alan Fern will share his recollections of some of the influential figures of twentieth-century typography, including Stanley Morison, Beatrice Warde, Berthold Wolpe, Hans Schmoller, John Dreyfus, and Jan van Krimpen. Fern taught at the University of Chicago from 1952 to 1961, and met many of these luminaries through friends here.

Cliff Dwellers, 200 S. Michigan, 22nd floor. Timing: spirits at 5:00, dinner at 6:00, program at 7:30.


c/o The Newberry Library
60 W. Walton Street
Chicago, IL  60610

Tel: +1 (312) 255-3710