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You're Invited! Birthday Party for George W. Childs

May 10, 2010

You are invited to celebrate the birthday of George W. Childs with the University Archives on Wednesday, May 12th from 4 to 6 p.m in the W.W. Hagerty Library, Lower Level.

A lifelong friend of Anthony J. Drexel, George W. Childs (1829-1894) played a major role in the founding of Drexel. Childs was the first Vice-President of the Board of Trustees of the Drexel Institute, serving as President of the Board upon the death of the Founder.

The Archives Reading Room will feature a display materials that document Childs's life and lasting impact on Drexel. All who attend will have the opportunity to examine these 19th-century documents hands-on. Refreshments (including birthday cake) will be served in an adjoining room. Join us on May 12, 2010 from 4 to 6 p.m. where we're gonna party like its 1829!

*This event is sponsored by The Good Idea Fund*

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