Title

2001 Sub-Librarians Meeting: Tea and Mystery

Start Date

6-17-2001 4:00 PM

End Date

6-17-2001 5:30 PM

Location

Crowne Plaza Hotel, Savoy Room

City and State

San Francisco, CA

Description

Marsha Pollak welcomed the Sub-Librarians and members of local scions, including the Scowrers and Molly Maguires, the Tide-Waiters, the Knights of the Gnomon, and Disjecta Membra, to the 29th (Irregular) annual meeting. Once again the group met in the Savoy Room (now a Crowne Plaza Hotel) and had a delicious afternoon tea with tea sandwiches, scones and pastries.

The traditional toasts were made to Lomax by Marc Kaufman, to Sherlock Holmes by Joe Coppola, to Baron Gruner by Bridget Stearns, to Kitty Winter by Alberta Hankenson, and to Hill Barton.

Dianne Day was our featured speaker. Day is the author of the Fremont Jones mystery stories. The first book in this series, The Strange Files of Fremont Jones, was set in 1905 San Francisco where Fremont has a career as a "type-writer" and buys a copy of Collier's Weekly with the latest Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Sherlock Holmes mystery.

The meeting closed with the reading of "221B."

Contact Information

Marsha Pollak

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Jun 17th, 4:00 PM Jun 17th, 5:30 PM

2001 Sub-Librarians Meeting: Tea and Mystery

Crowne Plaza Hotel, Savoy Room

Marsha Pollak welcomed the Sub-Librarians and members of local scions, including the Scowrers and Molly Maguires, the Tide-Waiters, the Knights of the Gnomon, and Disjecta Membra, to the 29th (Irregular) annual meeting. Once again the group met in the Savoy Room (now a Crowne Plaza Hotel) and had a delicious afternoon tea with tea sandwiches, scones and pastries.

The traditional toasts were made to Lomax by Marc Kaufman, to Sherlock Holmes by Joe Coppola, to Baron Gruner by Bridget Stearns, to Kitty Winter by Alberta Hankenson, and to Hill Barton.

Dianne Day was our featured speaker. Day is the author of the Fremont Jones mystery stories. The first book in this series, The Strange Files of Fremont Jones, was set in 1905 San Francisco where Fremont has a career as a "type-writer" and buys a copy of Collier's Weekly with the latest Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Sherlock Holmes mystery.

The meeting closed with the reading of "221B."