The American Catholic History Research Center and University Archives has created a new online exhibit on the history of the construction of the John K. Mullen of Denver Memorial Library at CUA. Special thanks to GLP Katherine Santa Ana for her work on this project. To view the exhibit, go to cuexhibits.wrlc.org/exhibits/show/mullenhistory.
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James, Cardinal Gibbons was a key figure in American Catholic history as a major leader and spokesman of the Church during a tumultuous time of industrial growth, contentious immigration, and structural change in American society. He was also a founder and first Chancellor of The Catholic University of America (CUA), where his presence on campus Read More
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Way way back in 1791, at the dawn of the American experiment in democracy, Thomas Jefferson put something prescient to paper: “Let us save what remains: not by vaults and locks which fence them from the public eye and use in consigning them to the waste of time, but by such a multiplication of copies, Read More