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Browse our Instagram!Here's what happens to our Ford Tower entrance when we combine a "no backpack' rule with a BIG class. We were happy to welcome the students from Prof. Morello's Intro to Latin American Societies yesterday.A page from Elma Ehrlich Levinger's, Holyday Stories; Modern Tales of the American Jewish Youth. New York: Bloch, 1925, with wishes for a meaningful and easy fast for those who observe Yom Kippur.A few items from Burns' Williams Collection to highlight the start of #HispanicHeritageMonth!Burns Library is the place to begin researching the history of #BostonCollege. This week's blog post highlights our BC Archives collections. https://bit.ly/2YWCa0t
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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
These selections from the Irish American manuscript collections at the Burns Library are loosely bound together by common threads of shared affiliation with the University and with the City of Boston – its business and its politics. To each of us working on … Continue reading
Materials recently added to the BC Digitized Collections include a set of striking photographs taken by Clifton Church from about 1917 to 1934. Clifton Church was a landscape photographer who worked in Jackson, New Hampshire, and Dallas, Texas, as well as … Continue reading
Some ninety years ago, the students of Boston College began publishing the newspaper The Heights. Out of its meager beginnings in November of 1919, the student newspaper has become a massive source of information about not only the campus and … Continue reading
At the beginning of February, Dean Joseph Burns’ capstone class on the history of Boston College visited the Burns Library for a brief introduction to the resources available for doing research about the fascinating history of Boston College. Since the … Continue reading