A Cambridge Kid in the '30s and '40s
Scenes from the Life and Work of Jonathan Bayliss
Friday, June 17, 2022, 10 - 3
Houghton Library, Harvard Yard, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Some of Bayliss's papers from the Houghton Library collection will be on display
All are welcome to a program of talks and readings about growing up in Cambridge
during the Great Depression and World War II
Welcome Catherine Bayliss, JBS
Houghton's Bayliss Papers Leslie Morris, Houghton Library
Cambridge Scenes in Prologos Paul McGeary
GUIDED WALK TO CHARLES RIVER & BOX LUNCH
Bayliss Childhoods in Cambridge David Bowditch
Harvard During the War John Day
Short passages from Bayliss's novel Prologos about a Cambridge boy sailing his toy schooner
on the Charles River will be read by John Day, Peter Littlefield, Theo MacGregor, and Victoria Bayliss Mattingly
Coffee and box lunch provided by Crimson Catering
Following the 3 PM end of the Houghton program, all are invited to join a guided walk through Cambridge Common up Concord Avenue. Public bus route is available for return to Harvard Square.To register, please click this link: A Cambridge Kid in the '30s and '40s
Deadline for online registration: Wednesday, June 8.
Visitors to Houghton Library are required to present ID and proof of Covid vaccination and booster.
Attendees will receive a program booklet which contains some previously unpublished material.