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Monthly Archives: March 2012
“The Catholic Book Bulletin which we launch today will be concerned primarily with recommending Catholic literature, and promoting its distribution. It will not only indicate approved books, but systematically review them as occasion arises; and further it will pioneer a … Continue reading
On January 21, 1971 Tip O’Neill (9 Dec. 1912-5 Jan. 1994) wrote a fairly lengthy letter to Miss Toby Ruth Hyman of Cambridge, MA outlining his reasons for supporting the Equal Rights Amendment, which had at that time passed the … Continue reading
Recently Adeane Bregman offered the Burns Library a number of 19th century titles that the Bapst Library was de-accessioning; I accepted a handful of them. Cataloging these today, I ran into a very interesting autograph that beautifully explicates how old … Continue reading
The Irish collection here at the John J. Burns Library is not just old and dusty books about Ireland and the Irish. Working directly with the books and other printed material that make up the Irish collection, I am amazed … Continue reading