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Art & Architecture History


Provenance Research & Archives

Researching a topic in Art History using the resources of Boston College

Provenance Research



Finding Archival Material @ BC

In Catalog Advanced Search consider one of these strategies in addition to your search terms:

Limit Your Search

  • by Search Scope "Burns Library"
  • by Material Type "Archives & Manuscripts"

Use Local Collection Names (Change "Anywhere in record" to "Local collection")

Use Subject Keywords for Form/Genre (Change "Anywhere in record" to "Subject")

  • "Sources"
  • "Letters"
  • "Correspondence"
  • "Manuscripts"
  • "Photographs"

Try Keywords in Title (Change "Anywhere in record" to "Title")

  • "Papers"
  • "Collection"
  • "Records"