Blog Posts from the Booth Family Center for Special Collections
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.
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.
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.
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