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Some of my favourite things

Date: Tuesday 16 February 2021, 12:10pm to 1pm
Cost: Free. RSVP required.
Contact details: ATLOutreach@dia.govt.nz
Part of the Connecting to collections series

John Sullivan is retiring after 45 years at the Alexander Turnbull Library. Come and hear him reflect on his years at the Turnbull and some of the collection items that are special to him.

Sharing the collections

John Sullivan is retiring after 45 years at the Alexander Turnbull Library. In this time he has had a number of roles, assisted thousands of researchers, supported the safe acquisition of many, many items into the Turnbull collections, and shared his deep knowledge of the collections through articles and presentations.

John will reflect on his years at the Turnbull and some of the collection items that are special to him.

RSVP for your spot

Seats are limited so book your seat now by emailing ATLOutreach@dia.govt.nz

About the speaker

John Sullivan has been Curatorial Services Leader at the Alexander Turnbull Library since taking up the role in July 2011. Prior to that he had worked for 36 years with the Library's photographic collections; the last 25 of them as Curator. He is a native Wellingtonian.

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L to R: Audrey Waugh, John Sullivan and Dr Natasha Barrett, looking at a collection recently acquired by the Turnbull Library, 23 November 2020. Photo Mark Beatty.

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