Monthly Archives: February 2013

Robert Frost and the Humanities Series

In our continuing exploration of the history of the Humanities Series at Boston College, its contribution to the burgeoning cultural and intellectual life of the university, and its facilitation of unique literary encounters, we look next to Robert Frost.  Frost had … Continue reading

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Conservator’s Notebook: Prendergast Letters

“My Dear Thomas… I have sent fifteen pair of stockings to you by John Quirk who left this Town in this present month namely four pair of light grey two of the pairs plainly knitted and two ribbed two pair … Continue reading

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Archives Diary: “An Isolated Example, but Very Encouraging”: Citywide Coordinating Council Monitoring Records

In our first blog post on the CCC, we introduced you to the records of the Citywide Coordinating Council (CCC), the autonomous citizen body created in 1975 by Judge W. Arthur Garrity Jr. charged with overseeing the implementation of comprehensive … Continue reading

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Exhibitions Update: Notes on Nursing

I, like many of my fellow undergraduate students, am attending Boston College in hopes of a career in medicine. Unlike the rest of my premedical peers, though, I am a book conservation assistant to Barbara Adams Hebard at the Burns Library … Continue reading

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