Beyond Words: 200 Years of Illustrated Diaries

Wednesday Feb 15 2012   6:00 PM
Mechanics’ Institute Library  57 Post St., San Francisco, CA  map

Susan Snyder, author of Beyond Words, will give a presentation on illustrated diaries and sign copies of her book.

Free for Mechanics’ Institute members, $12 public; for more information visit

Susan SnyderAn inveterate diarist and boon companion to Dear Dog Endymion, Susan Snyder worked as a teacher, illustrator, and Japanese language interpreter before becoming head of public service at The Bancroft Library at the University of California, Berkeley, where she has spent twenty years exploring the library’s stacks, attics, and moats.