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Pocket watch of alumnus Andrew F. Gaffey, C'25, circa 1922, University Art Collection

Blog Posts from the Booth Family Center for Special Collections

Sheltered in Place, Tuscany, 1781

Sheltered in Place, Tuscany, 1781

Learn how a Jesuit from 1781 spent his time "sheltering in place."
Woodstock College Goes to Woodstock Center

New Exhibit: Woodstock College Goes to Woodstock Center: Woodstock Library at Lauinger since 1974

In conjunction with the 50th anniversary celebration of the opening of Lauinger Library, and the exhibit, 50 Years of Excellence and Service,  Woodstock Theological Library highlights the history of its collections, and the 46th anniversary of its joining Lauinger in 1974, with its own exhibit.
Valiant Women of the Vote

Valiant Women of the Vote

It's time to celebrate Women’s History Month and the centenary of the 19th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, giving women the right to vote.
Swimming in the Potomac

Swimming in the Potomac

An unassuming photo album hides some remarkable images of Georgetown from the early 1900s.
Brede Place

Brede Place: Photographs of Stephen Crane's Home in England

American writer Stephen Crane (1871-1900) lived from 1899 to 1900 at Brede Place, a manor house built in Sussex, England in the 14th century.
Seasonal Recipes and Remedies

Seasonal Recipes and Remedies

November 1, 2019

“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.”-- Hippocrates

The Woodstock World Series

The Woodstock World Series

Jesuits in the World Series? That's right, read about how the Jesuits of Woodstock celebrated their own World Series from 1890-1948.

Halloween Manuscripts

Halloween Manuscripts

October 7, 2019

Here are some spooky manuscripts to get you in the spirit of Halloween this season!

And you thought the Library was boring!

Gerard Mannion

Gerard Mannion

The Woodstock Theological Library lost a great friend this last Saturday. In honor of Gerard Mannion, we are reposting an entry he kindly wrote for us two years ago. 

Photographs of John Glenn

Photographs of John Glenn

John Glenn (1921-2016), a trailblazing astronaut, was the first American to orbit the Earth. We pulled a few photographs from our collections.

19th-Century Women's Scrapbooks

Nineteenth-Century Women's Scrapbooks from Special Collections

In 19th-century England, scrapbooking was a popular pastime for women of means.