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Materials date from 1830 to 1985, the bulk from 1878. The Boston College student newspaper began publication in 1919. The pamphlets cover areas as diverse as the history and science of music, instrument catalogs, composer and performer biographies, ethnomusicology, and Gregorian chant.
The University Libraries are currently creating a searchable digital archive for issues dating from November 1919-June 2013. Established in 1978 by the Boston College Theologian and Liturgical specialist, William J. J., the Liturgy and Life collection documents the liturgical movement in the American Catholic Church from 1925 to the introduction of the Second Vatican Council's reforms.
Almost 1200 artifacts such as chalices, statuary, medals, crucifixes, ecclesiastical dress have been photographed for online viewing.
Digitization of the pamphlets series is ongoing and covers a wide variety of topics such as art and architecture, Church and state, and female vocation.
The imaging of the Dutch Book of Hours was completed while the book was dis-bound for restoration work.
Almost 400 images from the Boston Gas Company Records are available for viewing. A History of Boston College (Internet Archive) Published in 1947, this is the first book-length history of Boston College ever written, this work covers the history up through the Second World War. Boston College Graduate School of Arts and Sciences: Continuity and Change at the Heart of Boston College (Internet Archive) Published in 2004, this book details the development of graduate education at Boston College throughout the 20th century. A Dynamic Era in the History of Boston College: The Higher Education of Undergraduate Women, the School of Education, 1952-1965 (Internet Archive) Published in 2002 by former Dean of Women Mary Kinnane, this book records the early years of coeducation in the School of Education.
Visit our Internet Archive site to browse the entire Boston College Libraries collection or to explore our curated collections.
Images from the 1930s to the 1980s documenting the life and career of O' Neill, Speaker of the House of Representatives, from his days at Boston College through his terms in Congress as a member of the Democratic leadership.
The making of rice vinegar in China goes back 3000 years.
During biblical times, vinegar was used to flavor foods, drunk as an energizing drink, and used as a medicine. In the Book of Ruth (Ruth ), after working hard gleaning barley in the fields, Ruth was invited by Boaz to eat bread and dip it in vinegar.
Discover digitized archival material in our special collections repository. Approximately 650 first-hand drawings by Joseph Becker and his colleagues depicting numerous aspects of nineteenth-century American culture including the Civil War, the construction of the railroads, the Chinese in the West, and the Chicago fire. Over 19,000 photographs from award-winning photographer Bobbie Hanvey documenting the people and life in the North of Ireland since the 1970s.
The collection contains portraits and candid images as well as journalistic images covering public, paramilitary, and political activity.