CT director of culture sees national treasures at Pequot Library

On Thursday, Sept. 3, Fairfield’s First Selectman Michael Tetreau; Susan Ei, Pequot Library’s Children’s Librarian; Heather-Marie Montilla, Executive Director at Pequot Library; Kristina Newman-Scott, Director of Culture, State of Connecticut; Alison Barry, Pequot’s Board of Trustees President; and Nicholas Morello, Jr. Executive Vice President of the Board of Trustees at Pequot Library prepare to give Newman-Scott a tour of the historic library and to introduce her to materials and national treasures from Pequot Library’s Special Collections of rare books.

On Thursday, Sept. 3, Fairfield’s First Selectman Michael Tetreau; Susan Ei, Pequot Library’s Children’s Librarian; Heather-Marie Montilla, Executive Director at Pequot Library; Kristina Newman-Scott, Director of Culture, State of Connecticut; Alison Barry, Pequot’s Board of Trustees President; and Nicholas Morello, Jr. Executive Vice President of the Board of Trustees at Pequot Library prepare to give Newman-Scott a tour of the historic library and to introduce her to materials and national treasures from Pequot Library’s Special Collections of rare books.

Pequot Library’s Executive Director, Heather-Marie Montilla (l) shows Kristina Newman-Scott, (c) Director of Culture, State of Connecticut a volume of the History of the Indian Tribes of North America from the Indian Gallery in the Department of War, at Washington, D.C.  by Thomas L. McKenney in 1844. First edition. The 171-year-old book is part of Pequot Library’s more than 30,000 rare books and materials in its nationally-recognized Special Collections. Pequot Library’s Board of Trustees Executive Vice President, Nicholas Morello, Jr. (r) learns from the presentation.

Pequot Library’s Executive Director, Heather-Marie Montilla (l) shows Kristina Newman-Scott, (c) Director of Culture, State of Connecticut a volume of the History of the Indian Tribes of North America from the Indian Gallery in the Department of War, at Washington, D.C. by Thomas L. McKenney in 1844. First edition. The 171-year-old book is part of Pequot Library’s more than 30,000 rare books and materials in its nationally-recognized Special Collections. Pequot Library’s Board of Trustees Executive Vice President, Nicholas Morello, Jr. (r) learns from the presentation.

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