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Monthly Archives: August 2011
This summer the conservation lab, despite its location in the basement of the John J. Burns Library, rose to the heights. You may recall from the Conservator’s Notebook entry posted on July 5th that my assistant, Robert Williams, and I were about … Continue reading
By exploring a finding aid for one of the John J. Burns Library’s many collections, you can often unearth treasures. Recently, Irish Studies Librarian Kathy Williams learned of an interesting letter from American poet Christy MacKaye while reading the finding … Continue reading
The John J. Burns Library’s John Henry Cardinal Newman papers reflects the many interests and evolutions experienced by the Cardinal during his nearly ninety years of life. It contains over fifty personal and professional letters, as well as pamphlets and … Continue reading
Along with the opening of another academic year and a much-anticipated abatement in the summer’s blaze, September will bring a brand-new season of the popular show Glee. Whether you are an avid viewer or, like me, make an earnest effort … Continue reading
There are treasures to be found in the General Collection of the John J. Burns Library. These are not necessarily the epic or profound treasures of the Burns Library’s more renowned collections or antiquities, but ones that, nevertheless, document the … Continue reading