Charles J. Connick (1875-1945) was one of the pre-eminent artists in stained glass in the early twentieth century; his stained glass studio created approximately 15,000 windows in over 5,000 commissions from 1912 to 1986.
The Boston Public Library’s Rare Books Department contains nine cuneiform tablets.
For the past several years, the Associates has funded the cataloging and digitization of over 12,000 pieces of abolitionist correspondence and related materials. Ranging from letters and newspapers to broadsides and pamphlets, these documents relay the thoughts, passion, and activities of the anti-slavery movement New England from 1832 until after the Civil War. The collection includes papers from such notables …
The Boston Public Library has almost 90 prints and drawings by Maurits Cornelis Escher (1898-1972), better known as M. C. Escher. The Dutch draftsman and printmaker was born in Leeuwarden, The Netherlands.