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Boat Race Dinner, Saturday May 30, 2015

Members of the Society and their guests are cordially invited to our Annual Boat Race Dinner, which will be held on Saturday May 30 at the Cambridge Boat Club.
We are delighted to welcome as our speaker Sarah Thomas, Vice President for the Harvard Library and former Director and Librarian of the Bodleian Library in Oxford. Dr. Thomas is also the Roy E. Larsen Librarian of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University. From 2007 to 2013, she served as Bodley’s Librarian, overseeing Oxford’s university libraries, including the historic Bodleian Library, and she was University Librarian at Cornell University from 1996 until 2007. She began her career at Harvard University's Widener Library, and has since worked at Johns Hopkins University, the Research Libraries Group in Stanford, CA, the National Agricultural Library, and the Library of Congress. In 2007, Sarah received the Melvil Dewey Award from the American Library Association, and in 2004 she served as the President of the Association of Research Libraries. 

The cost of this event is $125 per person ($100 for student members and race rowers) and includes a reception with a full bar and a formal meal with wine. It is open to members of the society and their guests. Non-current members, who are not guests of members, please use the on-line membership application form before booking.

The deadline for purchasing tickets is Saturday 23 May. No refunds will be issued after this date. Booking is now closed. For information about late availability contact Belinda Wilkes at: 

Dress code will be black tie/college blazer/business. A full timetable of events is shown below.

For more information contact Dona Cady at:

If you would like to row in our Oxford vs Cambridge race, please contact Nick Copley

Reception: 6:15pm                                                                Sincerely,
Our own Boat Race: 6:30pm                                                Dona Cady
THE Boat Race video: 7:00pm                                             Dona M. Cady, Somerville (Oxon)
Dinner: 7:15pm                                                                      President of the Society
Talk: 9:00pm

Location: Cambridge Boat Club, Cambridge, MA  (Directions)