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After acquiring the Chestnut Hill land in 1907, Boston College faced several years of difficult fundraising to pay for the construction of buildings on the new campus. Although enthusiasm for the college’s expansion was prevalent among Boston Catholics, this section … Continue reading
On December 12, 1907, Father Thomas I. Gasson, SJ, and the Trustees of Boston College completed the paperwork that brought four parcels of land into the institution’s possession. The acquisition of these Chestnut Hill properties allowed for the expansion Father … Continue reading