Blog Posts from the Booth Family Center for Special Collections
Alfred, Lord Tennyson pens a letter concerning his son.
Jacques Cousteau’s Plea to President-Elect Jimmy Carter: “Develop Safe, Renewable and Abundant Sources of Energy”
World-renowned French marine explorer Jacques Cousteau sends a telegram to President-elect Jimmy Carter, urging him to focus on the energy crisis facing the world.
The Georgetown University Library offers a wide variety of primary materials for those interested in learning more about slavery, emancipation, and African American history.
In celebration of Women's History Month, we are introduced to four religious sisters who received bachelor's degrees from Georgetown University in 1925.
In celebration of Women's History Month, Mary Beth Corrigan introduces us to two sisters who helped build a nurturing community for the Black congregation, free and enslaved, of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Georgetown.
In an entry in his journal on January 29, 1832, Jesuit priest Stephen Dubuisson relates an incident involving enslaved people on an unnamed street in the District of Columbia.
Student volunteer Kathleen Oakley reflects on her project this summer in the Booth Family Center for Special Collections.
As we celebrate American Archives Month, an archivist reflects on the first major collection she ever processed: the personal papers of Italian-born NBC radio broadcaster Lisa Sergio (1905-1989).
October is American Archives Month. To celebrate, we interviewed Georgetown undergraduate student Sophie Bennett about her experience working with the University Art Collection this summer.
We're celebrating #AmericanArchivesMonth this October with reflections on the subject from some of our archivists here at the Library.
October is American Archives Month. To celebrate, University Archivist Lynn Conway sat down with Cassandra Berman to talk about archives at Georgetown.
In 1912, at the outset of his career, American diplomat Cornelius Van Engert booked a ticket on the famous British ocean liner Lusitania.
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