Jordan Goffin

Wednesday, December 14 at 6:00 pm251 Benefit Street, Providence A special viewing of new acquisitions, featuring the Susan Jaffe Tane Collection of Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau, and additional items acquired during the past few years. Highlights include: Thomas Carlyle’s The French Revolution (1838), inscribed by Emerson to Thoreau Autographed […]

Exhibition & Reception at the Providence Athenaeum

Wednesday, October 26 at 6:00pm The Aldrich House, 110 Benevolent Street, Providence Headquarters of the RI Historical Society Ten members brought books from their collection as discussion-starters, either recent acquisitions or old favorites. On display was the “old drop scene” (acquired in 1833) and the large “before” and “after” prints, […]

JRBS Show-and-Tell

The Annual Meeting of the JRBS will take place virtually on Monday, March 28, at 6:30pm. Our speaker will be Rebecca More, a member of the Hroswitha Club (and the JRBS) and a collector of many subjects, most notably gardening and French cookery. Professor More received her M.A. and Ph.D. from […]

JRBS Annual Meeting 2022