Monthly Archives: September 2010

Reading Room Log: Burns Library, No Ordinary Place of Work

On Monday afternoon, I was nervously rushing from the Vouté package room to the Burns Library in order to make sure that I arrived on time for my first day of work.  Upon arrival, I realized that I was thirty … Continue reading

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Archives Diary: Processing the Papers of B.C. Professor John McAleer

The processing of this collection is endlessly appealing and I look forward to a time in the near future when the processing will be complete so that researchers from both the Boston College community and beyond can enjoy Professor John J. McAleer’s papers. Continue reading

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Hutter’s Variant Font Old Testament (1577) Reveals a Few of Hebrew’s Many Facets

Even for those who cannot read Hebrew, the subtle beauty of the printing makes Elias Hutters Variant Font Old Testament (1577) worth examining. Continue reading

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The Burns Library Welcomes You Back to Campus!

Dear Boston College Faculty & Students, I hope you have had a wonderful summer.  I look forward to working with you during the upcoming academic year! I know that you’ll be very busy this semester, but you can now keep … Continue reading

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