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History Students Create Maps Exhibit with Burns Library Books

Maps are all around us. A map of campus orients the visitor to Boston College; an old map of Boston hangs in a gilt frame; and, increasingly, a map on a handheld device points to a coffee spot, a concert … Continue reading

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More than a Kitchen-Aid: Elizabeth Capell’s Recipe Book

Cookbooks have been aids in the kitchen for generations. The Elizabeth Capell manuscript cookbook, owned by the John J. Burns Library, is of unknown authorship, and ongoing research has not yet determined its origins. Nevertheless, it is a fascinating window … Continue reading

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