Iowa Bibliophiles: My Life with Paper*--A talk with Tim Barrett

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 6:30pm


University of Iowa Special Collections & University Archives

125 W Washington St, Iowa City, Iowa 52242

My Life with Paper*
(A most rewarding ride, with only a few diversions)

Join Tim Barrett, director of the UI Center for the Book and papermaking specialist, as he recounts his 47 year engagement in the craft, science, history and aesthetics of handmade paper. Tim will have paper specimens and a number of his favorite items from UI Special Collections on display. Questions and comments from the audience will be warmly encouraged.

Light refreshments will be served at 6:30pm, with the talk to begin at 7pm.

Iowa Bibliophiles is free and open for everyone. If you have accommodation needs, please contact Elizabeth Riordan at