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A few Carroll letters at the Rosenbach: “a very small portion of brain”

The website Letters of Note has two Lewis Carroll correspondences up today, both to Isabel Seymour in 1869. They are part of the Rosenbach Museum & Library’s collection in Philadelphia, where the Lewis Carroll Society of North America will be holding its spring meeting on April 24th, 2010. (There’s also an installation by Sue Johnson… [read full post]


Mad Tea Party and Guided Tours at the Rosenbach, PA

Alice considered a little, and then said, “Wash your hands. Cover your cough. Stay home if you are sick. Get vaccinated.”

Now that the Alice pandemic has reached the WHO-defined Phase 6, “increased and sustained transmission in general population,” the last few weeks have felt a bit like blogging through the looking-glass: it seems to take all the blogging we can do to keep in the same place. To actually inform our readers of events in… [read full post]


Chronological List of the Meetings of the Lewis Carroll Society of North America

Messrs. August A. Imholtz, Jr., and Mark Burstein, bigwigs of the Lewis Carroll Society of North America, have prepared a useful digital book of the Chronological List of the Meetings of the Lewis Carroll Society of North America, with details about Who Spoke About What and What Else Happened, from the inaugural meeting in Princeton,… [read full post]


Poet Marianne Moore & Lewis Carroll creatively combined in an exhibition by Sue Johnson at Philadelphia’s Rosenbach Museum & Library

The Rosenbach Museum & Library’s Artist-in-Residence Sue Johnson has an original installation called Moore Adventures in Wonderland running from September 23rd, 2009, thru June 6th, 2010. The Rosenbach collection is highlighted with large archives by both Lewis Carroll and Marianne Moore, the witty American modernist poet, so Johnson’s installation sets out to explore the two… [read full post]


LCSNA meetings

If you weren’t able to attend the LCSNA fall meeting in Fort Lee, NJ, this past weekend, take a look at some of the articles written about it… “Down the rabbit hole, onto the silver screen” “Fort Lee as ‘Wonderland’” … then start planning for the spring meeting! It will take place at the Rosenbach… [read full post]


Tea Party in Philadelphia

An installation in the dining room at the Rosenbach Museum & Library in Philadelphia pays homage to Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. “In honor of the 80th anniversary of Dr. Rosenbach’s famous purchase of the Alice manuscript, we’ll set a place for Alice herself. The installation will feature selections from the Rosenbach’s collection of ceramic and… [read full post]