Out of the Vault: Evangelical Fictions, Sept. 8

Evangelical Fiction and the Evangelical Life of the Mind  Tuesday, September 8th @ 4 p.m. Speaker: James Van Wyck, Ph.D. Candidate, Fordham University Location: Wilson Reading Room, United Methodist Archives and History Center The Libraries of Drew University house one of the finest (and most diverse) collections of nineteenth century religious fiction. At this workshop we’ll investigate […]

Conversations on Collecting, Fall 2015

Our series of afternoon conversations continues… September 23, 2015, 4:00 p.m. June Schlueter Professor of English, Emerita, Lafayette University The Early Modern Album Amicorum Although early modern autograph albums are not plentiful in the U.S., European libraries—especially in Germany and The Netherlands—own numerous specimens of these pocket-sized gems, which contain good wishes from dignitaries and watercolor paintings. June […]

Fall 2015 Schedule of Exhibits

Drew University Library Exhibit Schedule Fall 2015  July 15 to October 23, 2015 Comfortable Words: Anglican Piety and the Book of Common Prayer Curated by Ken Rowe United Methodist Archives and History Center This exhibition of the four hundred year old Book of Common Prayer and its progeny showcases a book that is not only used for public worship and private […]

Fall 2015 Out of the Vault Series

Drew University Library Out of the Vault Series Fall 2015 The Out of the Vault series is sponsored by the Department of Special Collections and University Archives of the Drew University Library. Each interactive session introduces participants to a particular Drew archival collection while providing opportunities for engagement with the materials. The sessions take place in the Wilson Reading Room of […]

Call for Nominations: Kornitzer Prize

Faculty and Alumni Authors of Nonfiction Books Kornitzer Prize Competition Drew faculty and alumni authors are eligible for the tenth Béla Kornitzer Awards in recognition of outstanding nonfiction books published in 2013, 2014 or 2015. Separate awards, including monetary prizes of $2,000, honor faculty and alumni authors.   A faculty prize committee will select the winners, to be announced at the Friends of the Library […]

Preview: New Library Catalog & Home page

The library is launching a new home page and a new Library Catalog in an effort to improve and better promote the services we provide to students, faculty, and the entire Drew community. The new home page offers an opportunity to search Summon, the Library Catalog, WorldCat, or Google Scholar from a single search box. […]

Exhibit: Comfortable Words

Comfortable Words: Anglican Piety and the Book of Common Prayer July 15–October 23, 2015 Methodist Library This exhibition of the four hundred year old Book of Common Prayer and its progeny showcases a book that is not only used for public worship and private prayer but, by its liturgical excellence, holds a special place in the evolution of English language and […]

Tiny Treasures: Small Books in the Drew Collection, 4/28

Special Collections and Archives Presents… Out of the Vault Series Tiny Treasures: Small Books in the Drew Collection Brian Shetler April 28, 2014 at 4 p.m. United Methodist Archives and History Center This installment of the Out of the Vault series, featuring a selection of small books that can be found throughout the Drew University Special […]

Conversations on Collecting: Eric Holzenberg, April 29

April 29, 2015, 4:00 p.m. (rescheduled) Eric Holzenberg Collecting Collectors at the Grolier Club Since 1994 Eric Holzenberg, Director of the Grolier Club of New York, has shaped the Grolier Club’s mission to celebrate the book-as-object, promoting its research library on books and printing,  its public exhibitions on bookish themes, often drawn from the collections […]

Exhibit: Showcase of Materials from the Holocaust Collections, April 16

Showcase of Materials from the Holocaust Collections at the Drew University Library Thursday, April 16, 2015, 9am-7pm Wilson Reading Room United Methodist Archives and History Center In conjunction with the Reflecting on the Past to Protect the Future: A Conference on Medicine, Bioethics, and the Holocaust, the Department of Special Collections and University Archives at […]

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