Blog Posts from the Booth Family Center for Special Collections
An archivist finds her own travel experience reflected in a poet's unpublished manuscript in one of our collections.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.
A field glass and its case go missing during battle.
A bundle of clippings about the 1913 captain of the football team yields a story about the Mayflower Hotel and mistaken identity.
Summer armchair travels continue with two perspectives on visits to Rome.