Blog Posts from the Booth Family Center for Special Collections
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.
The University Art Collection is a teaching collection, and as such it holds a number of original matrices of varying materials which have been incised by the artist, inked and then printed.
Travel vicariously with the help of wonderful and beautifully written travel accounts to both well-known tourist destinations and more far-flung places.
In what ranks among the least proud moments in Georgetown athletic history, Sam Apperious refused to play.
This progressive proof animation is 37 seconds long, but in real life it takes a lot of time to make one full-color print.