Category Archives: BC Libraries

Blacks and Irish in 19th-century Boston

Boston College alumnus Millington Bergeson-Lockwood, a historian of race, politics, and the law in U.S., will present “Politics, Power, and the Past: Black and Irish Political Alliances in 1880s Boston” on Sept. 26 at 4:30 p.m. in Burns Library. Bergeson-Lockwood is … Continue reading

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Book launch: Cambridge History of Ireland

Boston College will host a launch of  The Cambridge History of Ireland on Sept. 20 at Burns Library. Written by a team of more than 100 leading historians from around the world, The Cambridge History of Ireland is the most comprehensive and … Continue reading

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Roycroft founder Elbert Hubbard

Writer and publisher Elbert Hubbard (1856-1915) is known for founding Roycroft, a community of artists and craftspeople in East Aurora, New York. He established a press and wrote and produced two magazines, The Philistine and The Fra, as well as … Continue reading

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Encyclopedia of Buddhist Art

The first comprehensive reference collection of Buddhist art—an invaluable resource for students and scholars alike—is now housed at BC’s Bapst Library. The 22-volume English language Encyclopedia of Buddhist Art was donated earlier this year to the Boston College Libraries by the Fo … Continue reading

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Jesuit missionary Matteo Ricci

Ronnie Hsia will deliver a lecture on the famous Jesuit missionary to China, Matteo Ricci, SJ, on Sept. 21 at 5:30 p.m. in the Yawkey Center’s Murray Function Room. Hsia, the Edwin Earle Sparks Professor of History at Penn State, … Continue reading

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BC Libraries celebrate March

The Boston College Libraries are honoring BC is Green month with BC Greener Lib group’s new list of library resources with an environmental focus. Check out the new list of green books for 2011 and new green e-books. There also … Continue reading

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