Exhibition: Papal Travels to New York City and Selections from the Halpern Collection

Exhibitions on view in the Main Librarypope letter image
In Celebration of Pope Francis’ Visit to New York
St. Augustine Hall, 3rd Floor Lobby
September 23-September 29, 2015

Selections from the Halpern Collection of Popes and Saints Letters
Six letters from popes, dating from 1572-1854, are featured from this special collection, a gift of Congressman Seymour Halpern. The entire digitized collection can be viewed online here.

Papal Travels to New York City: Items from the University Archives
On view is a book commemorating the Vatican Pavilion at the New York World’s Fair, at which Pope Paul VI made a brief stop to extend his blessing after addressing the UN on October 4, 1965. Also included are articles and editorials from the student newspaper, The Torch, about the visits of previous popes in 1965, 1979, 1995 and 2008.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s