Life in the Village

The Binkleys lived in the West Village from September 1927 to May 1929, and frequently revisited in the following few years, using their old apartment at 49 Morton St., now occupied by various friends, as a base. That apartment was the scene of many interesting events, some of which Bob wrote up in the occasional […]

Where all this is leading

Now that I’m almost finished writing about the summer of 1929 (Bob’s annus mirabilis), and I’m pressing ahead with scanning Binkley’s papers from the early ’30s, I’m getting a clearer idea of where I want to take my research. My big question is: how did Binkley develop the ideas about research, publishing, and amateur scholarship […]

A Summer in Italy, 1929 (Part 4)

A Summer in Italy, 1929 (Part 4)

This entry is part 4 of 11 in the series A Summer in Italy, 1929

This entry is part 4 of 11 in the series A Summer in Italy, 1929 Extracurricular Activities During the Congress sessions in the first half of June, Frances took advantage of the opportunity to see Rome. While Bob attended the Library Congress, I wandered about the town, finding the way to various monuments. The city […]