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George A. Birmingham papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Scope and Contents

Includes original manuscripts of two works: A Sea Battle(published 1948), and Laura's Bishop(published 1949). Also includes correspondence to Alfred Perceval Graves.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1905-probably 1948

Black man driving a cart of hay : stereograph

 Collection
Restrictions on access

Open for research.

Dates: 1871

Black Orchids: a Nero Wolfe Double Mystery transcript and associated ephemera

 Collection — Box: 1
Scope and Contents This collection contains an unbound typescript that includes both short works published under this title in 1942 by Farrar and Rinehart: Black Orchids and Cordially Invited to Meet Death. The typescript consists of 8 pages of front matter and 206 numbered pages. Also included are associated ephemera: a flier for the Quincy Books and Authors War Bond Rally (1943) where the manuscript was originally purchased; a Books and Authors War Bonds Committee card presenting the book from the anonymous...
Restrictions on Access

Open for research.

Dates: circa 1940-1943

Black people in front of a log cabin, Petersburg, Virginia : stereograph

 Collection
Scope and Contents

View of five Black people (two men, a woman, and two children), in front of a cabin.

Restrictions on access

Open for research.

Dates: probably between 1869 and 1872

Block index plan showing land of B.W.P. Co. trustees / Wm. H. Whitney, civil engineer & surveyer

 Collection
Scope and Contents

Manuscript map showing the Fenway neighborhood of Boston, between Brookline Avenue and Fenway, with property of the Boston Water Power Company in yellow, and waterways in blue.

Restrictions on Access

Open for research.

Dates: 1901

Heinz Bluhm papers

 Collection
Abstract

Papers documenting the life and work of twentieth-century German scholar Heinz Bluhm, a Professor of Germanic Studies at Boston College. Includes correspondence, diaries, manuscripts, research notes, and teaching material. The bulk of the papers concern Martin Luther, Goethe, and related topics in German.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research. Audio materials in Series I may not be available immediately for use as they will require reformatting; please contact the Burns Library in advance for access to audio materials.

Dates: 1824-1993; Majority of material found within 1927 - 1993

Brigid Boardman papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents

Includes manuscripts, correspondence, lectures, publications and visual images, mainly related to Francis Thompson, English Romantic poets, Robert Hale Ives Gammell, and the history of London (specifically its gardens and the relationship of it poets to those gardens).

Restrictions on access

Closed until processed.

Dates: 1951-2001, bulk 1969-2001; Majority of material found within 1969 - 2001

Richard S. Bolan papers

 Collection
Abstract

Richard S. Bolan papers document urban development and city planning in the greater Boston metropolitan area from the early 1960s into the early 1970s. Included are published reports on the subject, as well as the notes, drafts, data, and correspondence of city planner Richard Bolan who studied and worked in the subject as both a government bureaucrat and an academic.

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1947 - 1975; Majority of material found within 1962 - 1973

Edward P. Boland congressional papers

 Collection
Abstract

Papers that document the congressional career of Edward P. Boland in the House of Representatives for the 2nd District of Massachusetts. Composed of correspondence, photographs, audio and video recordings, artifacts and ephemera, clippings, publications, posters, and photograph albums.

Restrictions on Access Collection is open for research with the following exceptions: Series V. Subseries C. Immigration casework files; Series IX. Subseries B. Boxes 45-48 and 58-59; and files throughout the collection with financial or privacy concerns identified by the archivist.Most audio and video recordings are not available for playback due to format impermanence and can not be reformatted by Burns Library at this time. Please let Burns Library Public Services know of your specific interest;...
Dates: 1935-2003; Majority of material found within 1953 - 1989

Louise Bonar and Carol Wolfe collection of Boston education materials

 Collection
Abstract The Louise Bonar and Carol Wolfe collection of Boston education materials was created and compiled by parent and community activist Louise Bonar and Community District Advisory Council administrator Carol Wolfe. Materials reflect their work supporting the desegregation of Boston Public Schools from 1965 to 1978, as well as Bonar’s continued interest in experimental schooling and racial equality in education. The collection contains administrative records, clippings, articles,...
Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research; a small number of materials are closed due to privacy restrictions. One audio cassette has been digitally copied; original media was retained, but may not be played due to format. Digital use copies can only be accessed in the Burns Library Reading Room. This collection is stored off-site. Please allow 24-48 hours for retrieval.

Dates: 1952 - 1984; Majority of material found within 1966 - 1976

John Louis Bonn, SJ papers

 Collection
Abstract

The John Louis Bonn, SJ papers document the life of Bonn, a Jesuit priest, writer, and educator who attended Boston College and taught classics, English, and drama there from 1930-1949. It includes correspondence, ephemera, lecture and staging notes, manuscripts, and photographs.

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research. Audiovisual recordings in this collection have been digitally copied; all original media was retained, but may not be played due to format. Digital use copies can only be accessed in the Burns Library Reading Room.

Dates: 1892 - 1975; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1975

The Book of Cáit ní Dhuibhir: manuscript

 Collection — Shared box: 1393
Scope and Contents

A calligraphed manuscript containing thirteen poems by Moirin Cheavasa. Each poem was written out by the hand of calligrapher Liam O Duinn. Several pages contain handwritten corrections by Colm O Lochlainn. Both the cover of the manuscript and the enclosure bear the logo of the Three Candles Press. The item was exhibited as an illuminated manuscript at Seventh Exhibition of the Arts and Crafts Society in Dublin in 1925.

Restrictions on access

Open for research.

Dates: 1920

[Book of hours: MS.1986.093]

 Collection
Abstract

Manuscript codex; written in the Netherlands. [leaves 1r-12v] Calendar of Utrecht -- [leaves 14r-59v] Hours of the Virgin -- [leaves 60r-67v] Prayers and suffrages -- [leaves 69r-90v] Seven penitential Psalms and litany -- [leaves 92r-117v] Hours of eternal wisdom -- [leaves 118-146v] Hours of the Holy Spirit -- [leaves 146v-147v] In praise of Mary -- [leaves 148r-183r] Long hours of the cross -- [leaves 186r-227v] Office of the dead.

Restrictions on Access

Available digitally. Access restricted to digital version.

Dates: between 1450-1475

Bookbuilders of Boston records

 Collection
Abstract

Records of the publishing association Bookbuilders of Boston, including correspondence, meeting minutes, photographs, publicity, and related items. The materials document various activities of the association, including dinner meetings, executive committee meetings, the annual New England Book Show, workshops, and other events.

Restrictions on access Collection is open for research. Scholarship information is closed until 2094 due to FERPA restrictions.Cassette recordings and data CDs have been digitally copied; all original media were retained, but may not be played due to format. Digital use copies can only be accessed in the Burns Library Reading Room. Microcassette recordings are not available for playback due to format impermanence and have not been reformatted. Please let Burns Library Public Services know of your...
Dates: 1941-2019

Boston College collection of bookplates

 Collection
Abstract

The collection consists of nineteenth- and twentieth-century mounted bookplates. The plates feature finely detailed artwork, and serve as examples of period book art and typography. The artists and origins of the bookplates are from numerous countries, with the majority from the Czech Republic, Brazil, the Netherlands, and the United States.

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: approximately 1840-1951, undated

Saint Francisco de Borja letter

 Collection
Scope and Contents

Autographed letter signed, from Borja to Queen Catarina of Portugal. Concerns church matters.

Restrictions on Access

Available digitally; due to fragility access is restricted to the digital version.

Dates: 1557 November 1

Boston Brass Band memorandum book

 Collection — Volume: MS.2013.017
Scope and Contents

Memorandum book of the Boston Brass Band compiled by S. S. Pearce, listing performances, venues, names of musicians, and amounts paid in 1837. The Band played at venues in New England, including Faneuil Hall and Boston Common, and at parades, military musters, and funerals. The second part of the book records an Atlantic sea voyage taken in August 1838.

Restrictions on access

Open for research. Volume is fragile and should be used with care.

Dates: 1837-1838

Boston College Academic Vice President and Dean of Faculties' Office records

 Collection
Abstract The records of the Office of the Academic Vice President (also known as the Senior Vice President and Dean of Faculties and the Provost) document the administration of University academic and institutional activities from 1937-2007. Records include academic calendars, accreditation reports, admissions files, annual reports, budgets, committee files, correspondence, departmental records, faculty records, memos, minutes, speeches and addresses, and subject files, including biographical...
Restrictions on access

Administrative files, committee records, correspondence, and departmental records prior to 1968 are open except files containing personally identifiable information, financial records, or student records. All budget files, faculty files, and records dating after 1968 are closed. Access with permission of office.

Dates: 1937 - 2007

Boston College alumni papers

 Collection
Abstract

This collection documents the student experience at Boston College through materials collected and created by its alumni. Materials include autograph books, correspondence, course notebooks, drawings, ephemera, interviews, medals, needlepoint, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, speeches, student papers, photographs, and poems. Small, individual donations of alumni papers are grouped here for ease of discovery because they document a shared experience.

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research; some items available digitally.

Dates: 1866 - 2008

Boston College alumni photographs

 Collection
Abstract

This collection consists of photographs of alumni, both as individuals and at class and group events. There are also a small series of photographs of the Alumni Association. The collection includes photographs, proofs, contact sheets, negatives, slides, and cartes-de-visites.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1885 - 2012

Boston College alumni veterans remembrance book: manuscript

 Collection — Object: BC.2010.006
Scope and Contents

A hand-lettered memorial list of Boston College alumni who died serving in the United States Armed Forces in World War I, World War II, Korea, Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan.

Restrictions on access

Open for research.

Dates: 2005

Boston College Art collection

 Collection
Restrictions on access

This collection is minimally described and includes many items on public view or too large to be easily paged. Burns Library might not be able to fulfill access requests.

Dates: undated

Boston College artifacts collection

 Collection
Abstract

This collection documents the history of the American Jesuit university Boston College in the late-nineteenth and twentieth centuries through its material culture. The collection includes banners, flags, football memorabilia, groundbreaking shovels, medals, pins, plaques, seals, and signs from Boston College administrators, faculty, and, to a lesser degree, students.

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1847 - 2018

Boston College Associate Academic Vice President's Office records

 Collection
Abstract

The records of the Office of the Associate Academic Vice President document the office's involvement in committee activities between 1974-2005. Materials include agendas, committee reports, correspondence, handouts, meeting minutes and summaries, member lists, memos, notes, operations and procedures, reports, self-studies, and task force updates.

Restrictions on access

Collection is closed. Access with permission of office.

Dates: 1974 - 2005

Boston College athletic photographs

 Collection
Abstract

This collection contains photographs of Boston College Athletics Department staff, coaches, and student athletes.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research; a portion is available digitally.

Dates: 1889 - 2013

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Boston College. Library 6
Donovan, Charles F. (Charles Francis), 1912- 6
Ian Brabner, Bookseller 6
Librería de Antaño 6
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David J. Holmes Autographs (Firm) 5
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Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 5
Nelligan, Paul J. 5
O'Reilly, John Boyle, 1844-1890 5
Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950 5
Stout, Rex, 1886-1975 5
United States. Army. Reserve Officers' Training Corps 5
Abbey Theatre 4
Appleyard, J. A. (Joseph Albert) 4
Boston College. Law School 4
Bromsen, Maury A. 4
Casey, William Van Etten, 1914- 4
Connolly, Brendan C. (Brendan Cyril Connolly), 1913-1974 4
Connolly, Terence L. (Terence Leo), 1888-1961 4
Cushing, Richard, 1895-1970 4
D. Anthem, Bookseller 4
Inlibris LLC (Firm) 4
J & J Lubrano (Firm) 4
Jesuit Community of Boston College 4
Robert H. Rubin Books 4
Serendipity Books (Firm) 4
Adam's Auctioneers of Dublin 3
Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities 3
Beckett, Samuel, 1906-1989 3
Boston College High School (Boston, Mass.) 3
Boston College. Department of Eastern, Slavic, and German Studies 3
Boston College. Dept. of Romance Languages and Literatures 3
Boston College. Irish Studies Program 3
Boston College. Office of the Provost and Dean of Faculties 3
Boston College. Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs 3
Boston College. School of Education 3
Boston College. School of Nursing 3
Boston College. School of Social Work 3
Boston College. Theology Department 3
Boston College. Woods College of Advancing Studies 3
Boston. School Committee (Mass.) 3
Brehaut, Ellerton James, 1897-1985 3
Brian Cassidy, Bookseller 3
Carroll School of Management 3
Collins, Patrick A. (Patrick Andrew), 1844-1905 3
Connolly, Séamus (1944) 3
Cuala Press 3
Dalsimer, Adele 3
E.K. Schreiber (Firm) 3
Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers 3
Gonne, Maud, 1866-1953 3
HS Rare Books 3
Lowery, Robert G., 1941- 3
Maggs Bros. 3
Maginnis & Walsh 3
McNiff, Mary Stack 3
Merton, Thomas, 1915-1968 3
Meynell, Wilfrid, 1852-1948 3
O'Casey, Sean, 1880-1964 3
O'Faoláin, Seán, 1900-1991 3
Russell, George William, 1867-1935 3
Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939 3
Association of American Universities 2
Bapst, John (1815-1887) 2
Borja, Francisco de, Saint, 1510-1572 2
Boston College. Department of Chemistry 2
Boston College. Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences 2
Boston College. Department of Economics 2
Boston College. Department of Education 2
Boston College. Department of Facilities Services 2
Boston College. Department of History 2
Boston College. Department of Mathematics 2
Boston College. Department of Philosophy 2
Boston College. Department of Sociology 2
Boston College. Dept. of Physics 2
Boston College. Faculty Council 2
Boston College. Jesuit Institute 2
Boston College. Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences 2
Boston College. Office of the Executive Vice President 2
Boston College. Philomatheia Club 2
Boston College. Political Science Department 2
Boston College. Robsham Theater Arts Center 2
Boston College. Thea Bowman AHANA and Intercultural Center 2
Boston College. Undergraduate Government of Boston College 2
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