SFU Library Special Collections & Rare Books presents talk by Jim Rainer

September 30th, 2009

As part of the SFU Special Collections series, Share the Enthusiasm, Jim Rainer will speak on his career of collecting — book collecting. The subject range of his book collecting has been varied including press books, the book arts, books on gardening, books on baseball and also mechanical pencils…

Jim Rainer was educated in Victoria, at the University of British Columbia and at the University of Washington. For thirty seven years he was an executive with Crown Zellerbach Canada and its various successors. For many years he was CEO of the Alcuin Society and remains a lifelong supporter of fine books, the book arts and continues to follow his heart as a collector.

Date: Wednesday, October 7, 2009
Time: 7:30pm

Room 2200 – RBC Dominion Securities Executive Meeting Room
Simon Fraser University Vancouver
515 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC

Refreshments following lecture.

Free Admission – limited seating – reservations required – please reserve a seat by emailing library@sfu.ca