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Burns Library is best known for the strengths of our Irish and Irish American collections and those which reflect Boston College's Jesuit, Catholic heritage, including British Catholic authors. We have also been developing collections around major curricular areas, such as nursing, and our local Boston community, as well as housing Boston College's university archives.
The Boston College Eagles played their first intercollegiate ice hockey game over 100 years ago.
The story of hockey at Boston College began in the late 19th century with an earlier version of the game known as “ice polo.” Aside from brief breaks for the Great Depression and …
We are happy to encourage wider use of Burns Library’s unique materials for teaching and research, and will work creatively with faculty and others to develop customized classes, activities, and assignments around syllabi topics and learning objectives.
140 Commonwealth AvenueChestnut Hill, MA 02467-3810
Located in the original Bapst Library building on Boston College's Chestnut Hill campus, the John J. Burns Library offers students, scholars, and the general public opportunities to engage with rare books, special collections, and archives.
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Roche. Her Majesty the King; a Romance of the Harem. Boston: R.G. Badger, 1899.
Tussaud. The Romance of Madame Tussaud’s. New York: George H. Doran Co., 1920.
Colum. The Voyagers: Being Legends and Romances of Atlantic Discovery. New York: Macmillan Company, 1925.
Wood. The Romance of Spain. London, New York: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1900.
Crissey. The Romance of Moving Money: Celebrating the seventy-fifth anniversary of Brink’s service, 1859-1934. Chicago, Ill.: Library of Institutional Biography, 1934.
Smith. The Romance of the South Pole: Antarctic Voyages and Explorations. London; New York: T. Nelson, 1900.
Thackeray. Rebecca and Rowena: A Romance upon Romance. London: Chapman and Hall, 1850.
Williams. The Romance of Early Exploration: With Descriptions of Interesting Discoveries, Thrilling Adventures and Wonderful Bravery of the Early Explorers. Philadelphia: London: Lippincott; Seeley & Co., 1907.
Wägner and Macdowall, translator. Epics and Romances of the Middle Ages; Adapted from the Work of Dr. W. Wägner. London: G. Routledge, 1917.
Snow. The Romance of Boston Bay. Boston: Yankee Pub. Co., 1944
Dellenbaugh. The Romance of the Colorado River; the Story of Its Discovery in 1540, with an Account of the Later Explorations, and with Special Reference to the Voyages of Powell through the Line of the Great Canyons. New York, London: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1902.
Johnston. Reality versus Romance in South Central Africa; Being an Account of a Journey across the Continent from Benguella on the West, through Bihe, Ganguella … to the Mouth of the Zambesi on the East Coast. New York, Chicago: F. H. Revell Company, 1893.
Hart. Eighteen-fifteen: A Romance of Waterloo. London: Charles H. Kelly, 1915.
Merezhkovsky. The Romance of Leonardo Da Vinci. New York: Random House, 1931.
Moir. After Livingstone: An African Trade Romance. London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1924.
Leonowens. The Romance of the Harem Boston: J.R. Osgood, 1873.