History

Free event honors local historian

The San Francisco Museum and Historical Society, University of San Francisco and

Mechanics Institute will host a special free event to honor the memory of Kevin Starr, the

“dean of California historians.”

 

Speakers include Paul J. Fitzgerald, the president of USF; Noah Griffin, founder

of the Cole Porter Society; James Haas, an historian and history society board

member; and Bernard Orsi, a former aide to SF Mayor Joseph Alioto.

 

The event will be held at the University of San Francisco, Xavier Hall (off Parker Avenue,

just north of St. Ignatius Church), on Saturday, Sept. 9, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

 

For more information, go to the website at http://www.sfhistory.org. To RSVP for

the event, call (415) 537-1105, ext. 0, or send an e-mail to info@sfhistory.org.

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