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Monthly Archives: January 2011
If you haven’t yet seen the Burns Library’s Scientific Revolutions exhibition, stop by today and enjoy this display of early scientific books in the Thompson Room. Even if you don’t visit Burns today, you can still enjoy all of these … Continue reading
During summer 2010, significant attention was given to the North façade of our building. Boston College, well attuned to the importance of the beautiful Bapst building in the history of the campus, dedicated funding to clean the façade, to repair … Continue reading
Belated wishes for a Happy New Year! All of the Burns Library staff members sincerely hope that you’ve had a wonderful holiday break. I’d also like to take this opportunity to welcome our new Visiting Scholar in Irish Studies, Professor … Continue reading
From January 18 – June 1, 2011, the Burns Library welcomes you to visit an exhibition in the Ford Tower entitled “Notes on Nursing: Past, Present and Future.” This exhibition will feature items from the Josephine A. Dolan Collection of … Continue reading
Samuel Beckett, despite his desire for personal privacy, deeply concerned himself with his public reception through the publishing of his works and the production of his plays. The Beckett manuscript collections at the Burns Library contain rich resources for examining … Continue reading