Marian Library Collection

Guests visited and talked about the Marian Library, located on the campus of the University of Dayton. The Marian Library Collection… read more

Guests visited and talked about the Marian Library, located on the campus of the University of Dayton. The Marian Library Collection is recognized as the world’s largest and most comprehensive theological collection of printed materials on Mary, who, according to the Bible, is the mother of Jesus. The library was established in 1943 by the University of Dayton Marianists. The library collection holds over 100,000 books and pamphlets in some fifty languages, ranging from the invention of printing in the fifteenth century to the present. The collection also holds more than 63,000 clippings from newspapers and magazines.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Dayton, Ohio, from November 18-21 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.  close

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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Marian Library Collection

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Vignette
Location:
Dayton, Ohio, United States
First Aired:
Dec 21, 2013
Last Aired:
Dec 22, 2013

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  • Dec 21, 2013 | 12:50pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 21, 2013 | 7:37pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 22, 2013 | 11:37am EST | C-SPAN 2
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