‘Tis the season of copious consumption of culinary treats. Of the many Christmas titles available in Special Collections, scarcely one of them fails to call attention to the feast. Any one of the 58 different editions of Charles Dickenss Christmas Carol result with Mr. Scrooge exclaiming, “Heres the turkey. Hallo!
Bygone DePaul is a series highlighting DePaul’s campus and how it has changed through the years. DePaul second president, Fr. John Martin, had a brief but eventful tenure. His term began in January 1909 and lasted until June 1910. Martin was born in LaSalle, Illinois in 1877, and was ordained
The following content has been added to the Image Reserves database: Ancient Art: Classical Sculpture from the British Museum Islamic Art: Decorated Manuscript Pages and Folios African Art: Sculpture of the Songye Culture Asian Art: Animals in Chinese Painting, Woodblock prints by Hiroshige Medieval and Renaissance Art: Chartres Cathedral Modern
Last month, PBS aired the newest film by distinguished documentarian Ken Burns, The National Parks: America’s Best Idea. This month–we’ve got it! So if Chicago’s cold weather is keeping you indoors, pretend it’s summer and take a cinematic vacation through America’s National Parks. It’s almost been a year since then-Governor
Bygone DePaul is a series highlighting DePaul’s campus and how it has changed through the years. In 1906, the original St. Vincent’s College building, located at Webster and Osgood (now Kenmore) Ave, was razed to make way for bigger and better facilities. President Rev. Peter V. Byrne saw that the
It’s officially fall—if you listen carefully, you might be able to hear the post-summer whimpering of kids consigned to classrooms again. At one high school in New York, however, that also means creating comic books about their lives. In Manga High: Literacy, Identity, and Coming of Age in an Urban
The Image Collection has added content to the Image Reserves database in the following areas: Ancient Art: Roman Painting Northern Renaissance Art: Art from the Burgundian Court of Charles the Bold Renaissance Art: Paintings and Drawings by Leonardo da Vinci Baroque Art: Dutch cityscapes of the Golden Age African Art:
We label and stamp them, charge them out, and then back in again. We gather them in great piles from the drop boxes. We shelve them, a never-ending task, much like bailing out the ocean with a teaspoon. Still, we love them – the books. Our first books were about
Bygone DePaul is a series highlighting DePaul’s campus and how it has changed through the years. Father Peter Byrne became the first president of DePaul University (at the time known as St. Vincent’s College) five months after the College opened, on January 2nd, 1899. He served as president until 1909.
Bygone DePaul is a series highlighting DePaul’s campus and how it has changed through the years. During the Roaring ’20s, the Chicago Loop underwent a huge building boom. By this point, DePaul University was already a presence downtown because the Law School and the School of Commerce were at 84