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The Historical Society of Washington, D.C.

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June 2017
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Kiplinger Research Library Walk-In Hours

June 27 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
Carnegie Library, 801 K Street
Washington, DC 20001 United States
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New for Spring/Summer 2017, walk-in hours for ready-reference materials are now available! Tuesdays through Fridays between 2pm and 4pm, no appointment is necessary if the ready-reference materials are all you need access to! Please check the ready reference materials guide, which includes material both from the Historical Society as well as the DC Public Library’s Washingtoniana Division, to confirm that the material you seek is identified as ready-reference.Please note, if you would like to have access to additional holdings of the…

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Kiplinger Research Library Walk-In Hours

June 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
Carnegie Library, 801 K Street
Washington, DC 20001 United States
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34835804830-31701791-2

New for Spring/Summer 2017, walk-in hours for ready-reference materials are now available! Tuesdays through Fridays between 2pm and 4pm, no appointment is necessary if the ready-reference materials are all you need access to! Please check the ready reference materials guide, which includes material both from the Historical Society as well as the DC Public Library’s Washingtoniana Division, to confirm that the material you seek is identified as ready-reference.Please note, if you would like to have access to additional holdings of the…

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Kiplinger Research Library Walk-In Hours

June 29 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
Carnegie Library, 801 K Street
Washington, DC 20001 United States
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34835836926-31701838-2

New for Spring/Summer 2017, walk-in hours for ready-reference materials are now available! Tuesdays through Fridays between 2pm and 4pm, no appointment is necessary if the ready-reference materials are all you need access to! Please check the ready reference materials guide, which includes material both from the Historical Society as well as the DC Public Library’s Washingtoniana Division, to confirm that the material you seek is identified as ready-reference.Please note, if you would like to have access to additional holdings of the…

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Kiplinger Research Library Walk-In Hours

June 30 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
Carnegie Library, 801 K Street
Washington, DC 20001 United States
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New for Spring/Summer 2017, walk-in hours for ready-reference materials are now available! Tuesdays through Fridays between 2pm and 4pm, no appointment is necessary if the ready-reference materials are all you need access to! Please check the ready reference materials guide, which includes material both from the Historical Society as well as the DC Public Library’s Washingtoniana Division, to confirm that the material you seek is identified as ready-reference.Please note, if you would like to have access to additional holdings of the…

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July 2017
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Saturday Research Hours

July 15 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
Carnegie Library, 801 K Street NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States
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Research appointments in the Kiplinger Research Library are available by prior appointment between 10am and 4pm. Please email library@dchistory.org with your requested arrival time and the object IDs from the catalog of the material you would like to have access to. If requesting material from the DCPL collections currently co-located with the Historical Society, please send that request to wash.dcpl@dc.gov or 202-727-1213, again noting your requested arrival time and the material you would like to have access to.

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Orientation to Historical Society & DCPL/Washingtoniana Joint Research Services

July 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
Carnegie Library, 801 K Street
Washington, DC 20001 United States
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The Historical Society of Washington, D.C., is thrilled to welcome staff and collections from the Washingtoniana Division of the D.C. Public Library to the Kiplinger Research Library. As the MLK, Jr. Memorial Library undergoes renovation, select materials from the DCPL holdings will be made available through joint services with the Historical Society. Join staff from both organizations for an orientation to the special collections newly available at the Kiplinger Research Library. 2:00-2:30pm: Staff introductions to the Historical Society holdings and…

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September 2017
34795453137-31648192-1
$250.00 - $300.00

Making D.C. History Awards 2017

September 28 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
Carnegie Library, 801 K Street
Washington, DC 20001 United States
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Thursday, September 28, 2017 Reception, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Awards Dinner and Presentation, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Over the past five years, the Historical Society of Washington, D.C. has honored twenty-one Washingtonians and D.C.-based organizations whose enduring contributions to our community have helped create, define, and preserve our city’s heritage. On Thursday, September 28, 2017 the Historical Society welcomes five more history makers to the growing list of distinguished honorees, recognized for their contributions to the fabric of life in…

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