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Boston in the Early Republic

The John J. Burns Library’s Boston collection houses approximately 4,500 works about the city and its neighboring municipalities. While the majority of this collection encompasses material from the 19th and 20th centuries, as a result of the remarkable growth in … Continue reading

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The Red Scare and the Liturgy and Life Pamphlet Collection

The odds are high that, at some point, you have noticed the pamphlets that tend to be offered in the vestibules of churches and other houses of worship. Often cheaply designed and produced, usually free to take or sold for … Continue reading

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Reading Room Log: Celebrate Talk Like a Pirate Day!

In honor of International Talk Like a Pirate Day, which is celebrated annually on September 19th, the Burns Library offers you a Flickr set of images from pirate-related books and manuscripts in the Burns Library’s collections.  Pirates were – and … Continue reading

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