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 firstname.lastname@example.org.