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Tip O'Neill Exhibit

Tip O'Neill is an exhibition space located in the second floor of the O'Neill Library.

Tip O'Neill Exhibit

This exhibit honors Thomas P. (Tip) O'Neill Jr., Speaker of the United States House of Representatives and graduate of Boston College class of 1936. The exhibit is located on the second level of O'Neill Library.

Tip O'Neill's Desk
Tip O'Neill's desk.

The exhibit features displays from many facets of O'Neill's life: his North Cambridge neighborhood, his BC years, his legacy as speaker, and his political campaigns. His voice can be heard over audio speakers, a television provides video clips of some of his speeches, and a computer station enables visitors to learn more about his life and legacy.

Campaign photos from across Tip O'Neill's career
Campaign photos from across Tip O'Neill's career.

The exhibit is located on the second level of O'Neill Library. It is kept closed and dim to protect valuable materials, but library staff will be happy provide access. Just check with the Digital Studio staff on the 2nd floor of O'Neill, or check with circulation desk on the main (3rd floor) level to be let into the exhibit.


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