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


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Attendees will receive a program booklet which contains some previously unpublished material. 

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