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Dum-Dum 2014 ~ Bryan, TX ~ July 31, August 1 and 2 
Hosted by Brad and Pat Vinson



The following pages contain photo journals of
The 2014 Bryan and Texas A&M Dum-Dum
ERBzine 5160
Intro/Series Contents
ERBzine 5161
Hillman Road Trip Hilites
ERBzine 5162
Arrival at Bryan TX
ERBzine 5163
Huckster Room I Sellers & Showmen
ERBzine 5164 
Huckster II: Buyers and Bidders
ERBzine 5165
Downtown Safari Walk
A&M U Collections
In Preparation
Vinson Art Collection
In Preparation
Dum-Dum 2014 ~ Bryan, TX ~ July 31, August 1 and 2 
Hosted by Brad and Pat Vinson

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Location: LaSalle hotel in downtown Bryan, Texas
* LaSalle is a recently restored 100-year-old hotel with good free parking
* Large basement room for displays
* Bryan First Friday Celebrations: 
diversity of foods as well as live music, and art galleries and shops in a 3 block area.
* Vinson barbecue on Saturday with viewing of the Vinson art collection
* Texas A & M University in College Station is five miles away
* Bush Library is 20 minutes away
* Star of Texas Museum (where Texas declared independence from Mexico) is 40 minutes away
* Guests of Honour and other events will be announced later

Room rates and other activities will be determined by the number of registrants.
If you plan to attend, please contact Brad Vinson:
bvinson@ag.tamu.edu

DUMDUM PROGRAM SCHEDULE
The LaSalle Hotel, 120 S. Main St. Bryan, TX 

THURSDAY: July 31 

4-6 pm:
       * Registration at the LaSalle Hotel, 120 S. Main St. Bryan - hotel lobby 
       * Cost: $45 for registrants and $15 for spouse (barbeque). 
              * Tables are included in the registration fee. 
6:00 pm: Greet and meet in hotel restaurant to decide to eat there or visit other dining choices.  Information was included in registration packet.
8:30: Burroughs Bibliophile Board meeting in the board room located in the basement of the hotel. 
       * Set up for the Huckster room is at the same location (adjoining room) and can be done at this time. 


FRIDAY: August 1

        * Hot breakfast served until 9am
 9:00 am: Huckster room opened for business 9-5 (closed at noon hour)  Setups were be done earlier in the morning.
      * Opening presentation by Buddy Saunders about his deluxe edition of the new ERB book/Buddy Saunders book, "The Martian Legions: The Quest for Xonthron," published by Russ Cochran.
12 noon:  Closed for lunch. Some explored the town and visited art galleries
1:15 reopen
1:30:  Presentation of "The Passing of My Pal Bill" of ERB's western poem from The Bandit of  Hell's Bend by Bob and Becky Hibbard and Frank Grainger
4:00: Auction benefiting Burroughs Bibliophiles.
5:30/6:00: Most dined at Mexican restaurants or at the Texas Longhorn
Evening: Attendees were entertained by the Bryan street celebrations which offered a diversity of foods, live music, art/crafts kiosks and shops in a 3 block area.

SATURDAY: August 2

9:00 am:  Hot breakfast buffet closes
9:30: Convoy left for the Texas A&M campus. 
      * A visit to the Science Fiction and Fantasy Research Collection at Cushing Memorial Library and Archives. 
      * Larry Mitchell, the director opened especially for our group.  Jeremy Brett led a tour.  An extensive exhibit on World War I was on display in the lobby and 2nd floor.
       * Most scattered for lunch on campus or in the row of restaurants along University Drive E.
       * After lunch, most visited the nearby George Bush, Sr. Museum/Library
2:00: Attendees marveled at Brad's ERB collection and the original art on the walls of his home -- including St. John originals
5:00: Texas barbeque at the home of Brad and Pat Vinson. 


SUNDAY: August 3

        * Farewell breakfast- LaSalle breakfast buffet
A SNEAK PREVIEW OF SOME OF THE VINSON COLLECTION
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NOTE!
The Vinsons' 2014 Texas Dum-Dum will be of special interest to all
ERB-Related ART LOVERS
Not only will Brad's marvelous art collection be featured
. . . but also . . .
* Dela White brought a huge selection of original art from 
the incredible White Collection.
This included drawings and paintings by
St. John, Whelan, Manning, Marsh, Krenkel, and more.
* Thomas Yeates displayed his original art and drew on-the-spot sketches for fans.


The following pages contain photo journals of
The 2014 Bryan and Texas A&M Dum-Dum

ERBzine 5160
Intro/Series Contents
ERBzine 5161
Hillman Road Trip Hilites
ERBzine 5162
Arrival at Bryan TX
ERBzine 5163
Huckster Room I Sellers & Showmen
ERBzine 5164 
Huckster II: Buyers and Bidders
ERBzine 5165
Downtown Safari Walk
A&M U Collections
In Preparation
Vinson Art Collection
In Preparation

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