The Center for Texas Studies at TCU and Fort Worth Library present
My Corner Bookstore
Dr. Alex Hidalgo, Assistant Professor
of Latin American History, TCU
Saturday, September 9, 2017
10:30am to Noon
Fort Worth Central Library, 500 W. 3rd Street
In recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month, Dr. Alex Hidalgo, will examine the work of one rare book dealer in Fort Worth who specializes in early publications of the Americas. Hidalgo will explain the importance of preserving the legacy of Spanish American printing and the history of collecting these unique specimens. Book lovers and history fans alike will want to seize the opportunity to hear this special program and to see remarkable examples of books from the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.
Dr. Alex Hidalgo is a graduate of the University of Arizona. In 2013 he became Assistant Professor of Latin American History at TCU. He specializes in Mesoamerican ethnohistory, manuscript and print culture, history of collecting, and the history of cartography.
**Join us Saturday, October 7. when Jonathan Thorn, Dallas Cowboys archivist, shares the story behind the effort to preserve team history.**
Center for Texas Studies at TCU and the Fort Worth Library sponsor the Community Workshop Series.