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Fascinating facts and articles about the expansive collections in the Boekentoren.

  1. A world at war: Lovelings war diary 1914-1918

    Virginie Loveling was 78 when World War I broke out. From day one, she kept a diary as a curious, opinionated witness. After her death, the manuscript, along with other ego documents, was deposited in the Ghent University Library. The war diary was recognised as a Flemish Masterpiece and is one of the 52 masterpieces in our heritage collection.

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