Sporting Conversations with Dr. Carolee Klimchock

Dr. Carolee Klimchock presents on the theatrics of coach driving in the Gilded Age. Her Fellowship research on this topic led to a dissertation titled "Heiress Weds Coachman: Elopement Scandals and the Performance of Coach Driving in the Gilded Age". Sporting Conversations connects the public with new discoveries and research by the John H. Daniels Fellows. This series features current and former Fellows as they share their expertise, research, and experiences studying the unique collections, resources and rare books found at the NSLM.

Reception starts at 6:00, talk begins at 6:30
Admission $5.00
NSLM Members free

Sporting Conversations 2016 includes:

4.19.2016 Dr. Carolee Klimchock on coaching in the Gilded Age

5.3.2016 Liz Kent Leon on the life and times of Captain Vladimir Littauer

5.17.16 Dr. Earl Parker on the U.S. Cavalry Remount Service

5.31.16 Dr. Kathleen Crandell on historic approaches to Laminitis

To register, contact Anne Marie Barnes, Educational Programs Manager & Fellowship Advisor, at (540) 687-6542 x25 or


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