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FLICC Orientations to Federal Libraries and Information Centers Series
Society of the Cincinnati--Tuesday, June 8, 2004--1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
As part of a continuing series of orientations to libraries and
information centers, FLICC is offering an opportunity for federal
librarians to become acquainted with the Anderson House, the
headquarters, library and museum of the Society of the Cincinnati.
The Society of the Cincinnati was founded by the officers of the
Continental army and navy and their French counterparts at the close of
the Revolutionary War. The Society's mission, which has been
perpetuated by descendants of the original officers, is to promote
knowledge of and appreciation for the achievements of the American
The Society's library houses a 45,000-volume collection, including
rare books, manuscripts, maps, graphic arts and modern reference
sources, focused on the people and events of the American Revolutionary
period, the art of war in the eighteenth century, and the history of the
Society of the Cincinnati.
The Society headquarters, the Anderson House, was originally the home
of Larz Anderson, a career diplomat and devoted member of the Virginia
branch of the Society. Completed in 1905, it is one of the most splendid
examples of a Beaux Arts house in the Washington area. The program will
* Welcome and overview of the Society of the Cincinnati
* Tour of the Library
* Tour of the Historic House Museum
Tuesday, June 8, 2004
1:00 p.m.--4:00 p.m.
The Society of the Cincinnati, Headquarters, Library and Museum at
Anderson House, 2118 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C.
20008--Telephone: (202) 785-2040
Anderson House is located on Massachusetts Avenue, two blocks west of
Dupont Circle, between 21st and 22nd Streets. There is no parking
available at the building. The closest Metro station is Dupont Circle
(Red Line). Get off at the North/"Q" Street exit; walk west on
"Q" to 21st Street. Turn left and go one short block to
Massachusetts. Anderson House is in the same block as the Westin Hotel.
FLICC Education Working Group
Free, but advanced registration required. Call the FLICC office to
register--(202) 707-4800--or visit the FLICC Educational Programs Web
site at http://www.loc.gov/flicc/feveform.html to register online.
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Call FLICC (202) 707-4800; TTY (202) 707-4995 or email Caren Pauley at
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Please notify FLICC (202) 707-4800 if you cannot attend so those on the
waiting list have an opportunity to register.
FLICC MEETING ANNOUNCEMENT MA2004-29