Blog Posts from the Booth Family Center for Special Collections
John Glenn (1921-2016), a trailblazing astronaut, was the first American to orbit the Earth. We pulled a few photographs from our collections.
In 19th-century England, scrapbooking was a popular pastime for women of means.
April 18, 2019
April 5, 2019
In celebration of Women’s History Month 2019, you are invited to view a new online exhibition honoring women who have led efforts to end violence and social injustice through peaceful mean
Esther Neira de Calvo (1890-1978) was a prominent Panamanian educator, women’s rights advocate, politician, and diplomat.
A look at the Cottonian bindings in the library of Romantic poet Robert Southey, from one of Booth's student research assistants.
Images of women in the collections, and a visual literacy exercise.
Without the capability of reproducing prints, Iowa born artist Bertha Boynton Lum would have never combined the French subjects of Commedia dell'arte in the style of Japanese woodblock prints.
One of the more unusual objects in the University Archives is a lunar globe from the Soviet era.
We have an Old North and a New North and we have a New South, so shouldn't there logically be or have been an "Old" South as well?
Any Georgetown student or alum can probably sing the "Alma Mater" or the "Georgetown Fight Song" in their sleep. But what about such ditties as the “Hipper Dipper," the “Ray-Cheer," or, my personal favorite, the “Short Yell"? Never fear, dear Hoyas!
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