Blog Posts from the Booth Family Center for Special Collections
John Glenn (1921-2016), a trailblazing astronaut, was the first American to orbit the Earth. We pulled a few photographs from our collections.
In 19th-century England, scrapbooking was a popular pastime for women of means.
April 18, 2019
On April 11th, Lauinger library will be hosting the author, George Saunders, who will give the Annual Casey-McIlvane Memorial Lecture on the intersection of Catho
April 5, 2019
In celebration of Women’s History Month 2019, you are invited to view a new online exhibition honoring women who have led efforts to end violence and social injustice through peaceful mean
In honor of the feast day of St. Thomas Aquinas, we're republishing a blog by Amy Phillips.
Esther Neira de Calvo (1890-1978) was a prominent Panamanian educator, women’s rights advocate, politician, and diplomat.
A look at the Cottonian bindings in the library of Romantic poet Robert Southey, from one of Booth's student research assistants.
Among the keep-sakes the Woodstock Jesuits brought back from their work in China are a group of beautifully colorful scrolls. Read about their significance to Chinese history.
Images of women in the collections, and a visual literacy exercise.
On this day in 1989, six Jesuits and their domestic worker and her 16 year old daughter were brutally murdered by American trained Salvardoran soldiers at their residence at the University of Central America (UCA) in the city of San Salvador.