A Taste of Archives

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University Archives invite you to join archivist Dr. Jeff Hancks for “A Taste of Archives,” an intimate evening of Scandinavian history, culture, and dining, on Saturday, July 16th, 2016.

Guests will join Dr. Hancks at 5:30 that evening in the Archives on the 6th floor of Malpass Library. Beautiful views of the WIU campus will complement Dr. Hancks’s stories of the Scandinavian history of western Illinois and his sabbatical experience in Danish folk schools.

A five-course Scandinavian meal will be served, including pork loin, crispy salmon, or vegetarian cheese pie as options for the main course. The meal will be accompanied by a Swedish Mule cocktail, as well as a cash bar.

Tickets for this dinner are $50 per person, with checks made payable to the WIU Foundation. To take advantage of this experience, please contact Library Director of Development Suzanne Woodward with your RSVP no later than July 8th, 2016. Woodward can be reached at or 309-298-2356.