Note: The PDF versions of the registration forms mentioned below have not been sent, but are available on request.

ANNOUNCING Midwest Junto for the History of Science 47th Annual Meeting April 2-4, 2004 Linda Hall Library of Science, Engineering, and Technology Kansas City, Missouri

The Linda Hall Library of Science, Engineering & Technology invites faculty, students, and independent scholars to participate in the Midwest Junto for the History of Science annual meeting. This conference will meet April 2-4, 2004, at The Linda Hall Library in Kansas City, Missouri.

Short papers (15 minutes) on any topic in the history of science, technology, and medicine, or the philosophy of science and technology are welcome. A short abstract (one page maximum) should be submitted by March 1, 2004, to the program committee: Peter Ramberg Assistant Professor of History of Science Truman State University, Division of Science Kirksville, MO 63501 E-Mail: Peter Ramberg <[email protected]>; or David Robinson <[email protected]> Abstracts may be submitted electronically in an e-mail message, or as attachment. Paper is of course also welcome at the address above.

Graduate students are encouraged to participate. Following our tradition, graduate students who present a paper may request partial subsidy for lodging from the Midwest Junto.

Additional information will be added to the conference Web site as it becomes available: <>. (N.B. this Web page may be available until the week of January 19.) For further information, please contact Cindy Rogers <[email protected]> or Bruce Bradley at <[email protected]> at the Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry St., Kansas City, MO 64110-2498.

HOTEL The conference has reserved a block of rooms for the nights of April 2 and 3, 2004, at the <‘”Four” target=”_new”>>Four Points by Sheraton One East 45th Street Kansas City, Missouri 64111 (816) 753-7400

Location: The Hotel is located on the Country Club Plaza, Kansas City’s premier retail, restaurant and entertainment center, offering over 180 different shops and restaurants nestled within old world architecture. It is about one mile from the <Linda” target=”_new”>>Linda Hall Library of Science, Engineering & Technology.

Also close by are the <Kansas” target=”_new”>>Kansas City Art Institute <Nelson-Atkins” target=”_new”>>Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art <Kemper” target=”_new”>>Kemper Art Museum <The” target=”_new”>>The University of Missouri at Kansas City

It is also a few short blocks from Westport. This historic district features some of Kansas City’s oldest buildings, specialty shops, galleries, dining and a wide variety of nightlife.

Single Rate $79.00 Double Rate $79.00 Triple Rate $89.00 Quad Rate $99.00 To reserve a room, please call the hotel directly at (816) 753-7400 by March 3, 2004.


Conference Registration The cost of registration is $25. Junto Banquet The traditional Junto banquet will be held on Saturday evening, April 3. The cost is $30. Please indicate on the form below if you require a vegetarian meal. Registration for the banquet must be received by March 26. Please fill out and print the form below and mail with payment to: History of Science Department, Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry St, Kansas City, MO 64110-2498. Questions? Please contact Cindy Rogers ([email protected]).

Registration for the Midwest Junto for the History of Science 2004 Conference, April 2-6, 2004 Please make check payable to “Linda Hall Library”

Name Address:


Midwest Junto fees (please fill in amounts)

______Registration $25

______Banquet $30


Vegetarian meal (please check) ____yes ____no

Bruce Bradley Special Operations Officer and Librarian for History of Science Linda Hall Library of Science, Engineering & Technology 5109 Cherry St. Kansas City, MO 64110-2498

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