Blog Posts from the Booth Family Center for Special Collections
In 1912, at the outset of his career, American diplomat Cornelius Van Engert booked a ticket on the famous British ocean liner Lusitania.
The University Archivist pursues the evidence for an oral tradition regarding the statue of Georgetown's founder.
The tuition ledger for Georgetown student Billy Gaston gives the University Archivist an opportunity to reflect on archival values.
A surprising glimpse into the lives of women on the cusp of motherhood and on the margins of society is found in the Maryland Province Archives.
The Booth Family Center for Special Collections owns a board game called the “Home Baseball Game,” made by McLoughlin Brothers in 1900.
A poem written by a student from Louisiana named Warren Chism during the 1867-1868 academic year speaks to the quality of food on campus.
Librarian, Amy Phillips, describes the library's recent acquisition of materials in the area of theology and trans studies with a grant from the Gladys Brooks Foundation.
Learn how a Jesuit from 1781 spent his time "sheltering in place."
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.
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.
An unassuming photo album hides some remarkable images of Georgetown from the early 1900s.
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.
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