MEETING # 1634
4:00 P.M., April 13, 2000
HELEN HUNT JACKSON'S
SURPRISING CHILDREN'S TALES
By Larry E. Burgess
Read by Don McCue in Larry Burgess' absence
Delivered to the Fortnightly Club, April 13, 2000
BIOGRAPHY OF THE AUTHOR, LARRY E. BURGESS Ph.D.
A graduate of the University of Redlands with a B.A. in history, Dr. Larry E. Burgess received his M.A. and Ph.D. in history at the Claremont Graduate School. He served as Archivist and Head of Special Collections of the A.K. Smiley Public Library from 1972 to 1985. In that capacity he supervised the local and Southern California history collection. He also supervised the Library's sister institution, the Lincoln Memorial Shrine which is a Civil War and Lincoln museum. Presently the Library Director, Dr. Burgess gives between 50 and 60 programs a year on a variety of subjects relating to the history of Southern California, the West, and Lincoln and the Civil War.