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Browse our Instagram!Need some more poetry in your life? How about a never-ending poem? . While digitizing audio-recordings from the Terence Winch papers (MS-2017-005), we came across this “Endless” audio cassette tape, containing a continuous loop of a 12 minute long poem. . The tape inside the cassette never engages with the right-hand spool, so it has no beginning or end, cannot be rewound or fast-forwarded, and will keep playing endlessly. #poetry #cassette #audioarchives #terencewinch #ThisIsThePoemThatNeverEnds #ItGoesOnAndOnMyFriendsWe have had the low brass of the @BCMarchingBand practicing outside the library this week. The Screaming Eagles Marching Band is celebrating a centennial in 2019, and when we see them getting ready, we know it’s almost time for classes #BandCamp #BCMarchingBand #ScreamingEagles #100YearsPrinter’s mark from Crosby Lockwood and Co, 1879. Lead the way with that torch. #CapioLumen #LibrariesOfInstagram #PrintersMarkIt’s #NationalAviationDay, so enjoy some well loved covers featuring early aircraft #LibrariesOfInstagram #GirlsLikeAirplanesToo #PublishersBindings
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A new Burns Library exhibit, The Object in the Archives: Networks & Materiality at John J. Burns Library is on display through June, 2018. Comprised of objects from 30 different collections at Burns Library, this exhibit examines how an object … Continue reading
For more than eight centuries, the “Palais du Louvre” has overlooked the Right Bank of the River Seine, silently narrating France’s political and cultural development. The building epitomizes the adaptation of monumental structures necessary for their material permanence. Recognizing the … Continue reading
Big Ben dominates London’s skyline as part of the most monumental and recognizable building in Britain. Surrounding the famous clock tower, Westminster Palace immediately evokes Britain’s ancient majesty. However, the structure is just over 150 years old. Erected in … Continue reading
Frederick Wilton Russell was an atypical albeit lucky American teenager. In the late 19th century, he embarked on a European expedition with his family, which could be considered an American form of the “Grand Tour.” As was customary at the … Continue reading
For more than four decades, the Chestnut Hill grounds of Boston College remained an astoundingly beautiful, Gothic-inspired campus. Critics noted Gasson Hall’s national influence among Gothic revivalism at universities, and, in 1926, Devlin Hall was recognized as “the most beautiful … Continue reading
The Magnificent Site on Commonwealth Avenue: Father Gasson’s Bell Tower Brings Boston College to New Heights
When Thomas Gasson, S.J., assumed the role of president at Boston College in January 1907, the community soon became aware of his desire to transform the small school into a university. That June, Gasson began petitioning his Jesuit superiors in … Continue reading
From the inception of Boston College, elocution and oratory skill were among the most important assets that the school actively cultivated in its students. The Prefect of Studies–or Dean–Robert Fulton, S.J., profoundly fostered the student interest in oratorical aptitude. Under … Continue reading