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Browse our Instagram!Letterhead from the correspondence in the William J. Leonard SJ papers. Leonard (1908-2000) graduated from BC in 1931 and was a faculty member from 1939-1973. He served as a chaplain during WWII and corresponded with many service members.A pictorial work about St. Francis Xavier was published in 1600. It illustrates the story of a crab, St. Francis, and a crucifix. (This one looks more like a lobster to us, but why quibble?)Detail of the illustration facing section three, The Euthanasia of Autumn, from Edward Hitchcock's Religious Lectures on Peculiar Phenomena in the Four Seasons ... Delivered to the Students in Amherst College, in 1845, 1847, 1848 and 1849. Amherst: J.S. & C. Adams, 1850.We've added our Eleanor Early exhibit - originally displayed in the library in 2009 - to Burns Online Exhibits. Burns' holdings include her papers and copies of her published works. https://library.bc.edu/burns-exhibits/eleanor-early/
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The papers of British author Graham Greene are now open to the public after careful reprocessing. Researchers will find the collection streamlined, with a more in-depth and detailed finding aid available online. Prior to this work, the collection was described in segments with finding … Continue reading
During this Spring 2011 semester, I’ve already received calls and e-mail’s from many professors who are using the resources available at the Burns Library in their classes. Professor Stacey Barone’s “Introduction to Professional Nursing” class will be doing an extra … Continue reading
In keeping with the spirit of our hands-on Edward Gorey-Graham Greene Exhibit and to continue our spooky Halloween theme, I’d like to introduce you to this book: Cautionary Tales for Children: Designed for the Admonition of Children between the Ages … Continue reading
Edward St. John Gorey (1925-2000), artist, ballet fan, and Tony Award-winning costume designer, is well known for creating the animated title sequence of PBS’s Mystery, but Gorey is also the author and illustrator of over 100 beloved, humorous, and sometimes … Continue reading