PROGRAM FULL: The Great Escape and Emigration of Scientists from Totalitarian Europe with Dr. Fred Schubert

Portsmouth Athenaeum, 9 Market Square, Portsmouth, NH 03801, USA

The personal stories and work of some scientists, and a surgeon, who left their lives behind and contributed important work in adopted countries during a most turbulent period. As a consequence, continental Europe lost its technical dominance.This free talk is on the third-floor Shaw Research Library.UPDATE: This program is now full. To be on the […]

Franklin Club

Portsmouth Athenaeum, 9 Market Square, Portsmouth, NH 03801, USA

The Junto, also known as the Leather Apron Club, was a club for mutual improvement established in 1727 by Benjamin Franklin in Philadelphia. The Leather Apron Club's purpose was to debate questions of morals, politics, and natural philosophy, and to exchange knowledge of business affairs. The Athenaeum's newly formed Franklin Club was created with this […]

New Members Tea

Portsmouth Athenaeum, 9 Market Square, Portsmouth, NH 03801, USA

New, prospective, and current members are invited to this in-person tea hosted in the first-floor Sawtelle Reading Room.

Free