Boston College's John J. Burns Library, located in Bapst Hall, houses the university's collections of rare and unique materials. You can ask to see something in Burns whenever the Reading Room is open. When you visit the Burns to do research, bring your photo ID with you (license, passport or BC ID) so that you can register as a researcher. You can ask to see a specific item, like one of the books below, or you can talk with Burns librarians and archivists about the kinds of sources you're looking for. Get in touch by phone at 617-552-4861 or e-mail.