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Notice for Wellington County Branch Meeting

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

Date: Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Location: Zehrs Meeting Room, 2nd Floor, 1045 Paisley Road, Guelph

Topic: The Hotel Visitor’s Book: Secrets, Lies and Everyday Jottings

Speaker: Dr. Kevin James, Associate Professor in the Department of History and Centre for Scottish Studies at the University of Guelph.

Brief Overview: In this talk, Kevin explores the value of the hotel register as a historical source, drawing on surviving books from Victorian Ireland to show how they illuminate infidelity, modes of travel and the social regimes of the hotel.

More information on http://www.ogs.on.ca/wellington/events.html

Contact Info: http://www.ogs.on.ca/wellington/