Henry Adams - Inaugural Nagel Lecture

Henry Adams - Inaugural Nagel Lecture

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Paul and Joan Nagel Lecture featuring Henry Adams and introduced by Eric Black. (October 20, 2011 at Cowles Auditorium, Humphrey Center, University of Minnesota) **** This lecture was created to honor Dr. Paul Nagel, a devoted friend of the Libraries who died in May 2011. Nagel was a former university professor and administrator, director of the Virginia Historical Society, and best-selling author of several books, including Descent from Glory: Four Generations of the John Adams Family; John Quincy Adams: A Public Life, A Private Life; and The Adams Women. He was honored in 2010 with a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Adams Institute, joining David McCullough and the late Sen. Edward Kennedy as the only three people to receive this award. Nagel served on numerous boards, including as senior trustee of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation and president of the Friends of the Libraries. His late wife Joan, a librarian and genealogist, was a collaborator with Paul in many of his historical works. The Nagel papers were donated to the Libraries in 2011.
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Paul and Joan Nagel Lecture featuring Henry Adams and introduced by Eric Black. (October 20, 2011 at Cowles Auditorium, Humphrey Center, University of Minnesota) **** This lecture was created to honor Dr. Paul Nagel, a devoted friend of the Libraries who died in May 2011. Nagel was a former university professor and administrator, director of the Virginia Historical Society, and best-selling author of several books, including Descent from Glory: Four Generations of the John Adams Family; John Quincy Adams: A Public Life, A Private Life; and The Adams Women. He was honored in 2010 with a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Adams Institute, joining David McCullough and the late Sen. Edward Kennedy as the only three people to receive this award. Nagel served on numerous boards, including as senior trustee of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation and president of the Friends of the Libraries. His late wife Joan, a librarian and genealogist, was a collaborator with Paul in many of his historical works. The Nagel papers were donated to the Libraries in 2011.
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