Blog Posts from the Booth Family Center for Special Collections
During the processing of the Montague Summers papers, recently opened to researchers at the Booth Family Center for Special Collections, I came across an unusual manuscript in unidentified handwriting titled “The Necromantic Tripos.”
Did Father Francis A. Tondorf, S. J. sense a disaster before it occurred?
You made it! Finals are over and it is now time for some rest and relaxation! To help get you started on this path, the University Archives presents the following festive images for your enjoyment.
An archivist finds her own travel experience reflected in a poet's unpublished manuscript in one of our collections.
George Peter came to Georgetown in April 1792 at the age of 13.
October 31 marked the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s distribution of his 95 Theses.
Ambrose E. Burnside (1824-1881) is remembered in American history as a noteworthy Northern general during the American Civil War.
A 19th-century sketchbook brings Lake District scenes around Lowther Castle to life.
Can you read this postcard?
Crafting beer on campus in the early 1800s.
An entry in the University Art Collection catalog gets an update.
Travel experiences can be captured in a myriad of ways, as seen in this series of armchair travels through manuscripts collections.
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