Conversations on Collecting: Collecting Drew

Collecting Drew: Daniel and the University Lobby, United Methodist Archives and History Center Sept 27, 2017,  4:00 pm Matthew Beland and Chris Taylor In honor of Drew University’s 150th anniversary, two collectors will come together to discuss collecting Drew. University Archivist Matthew Beland has been tasked with collecting, preserving, and showcasing Drew University’s past. His work […]

Get Your Game On @the Library: 10/13, 11/15

Last year’s Board Gaming at the Library nights were so successful that we are doing 2 each semester and adding a video game night as well. We’ll be providing snacks and a selection of games. Attendees are welcome to bring their own to share also! Board gaming nights will be held at the beautiful tables […]

Citizen Archivist Tagathon, Oct. 19

Drew University Library Thursday, October 19, 4-7pm Love history and/or images? Interested in participating in civic scholarship? Want to contribute to a national treasure? Join us for a Citizen Archivist Tagathon! Citizen Archivists crowdsource subject labels and text transcriptions in the online resources of the U.S. National Archives. Get set up with an account and […]

2017 Leslie Marchand Lecture, Nov. 2

Fluid Dynamics: Evolutionary Physics and Byron Hermione de Almeida 2017 Leslie Marchand Lecture United Methodist Archives and History Center November 2, 4:30 pm The Byron Society of America will bring the Leslie Marchand Lecture to Drew University. Leslie Marchand wrote the definitive biography of Lord Byron and was the leading authority on the poet until […]

Library Exhibit: 150 Years in the Forest, Aug 21-Dec 31, 2017

Exhibit 150 Years in the Forest: Drew University 1867-2017 Curated by Matthew Beland Location: United Methodist Archives & History Center and Main Library August 21-December 31, 2017 An exhibit highlighting the 150-year history of Drew University. The material in this exhibit will show how Drew began in 1867 and developed into the institution of today. […]

Out of the Vault, Fall 2017

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 collection or set of materials while providing opportunities for engagement with the materials. The sessions take place in the Wilson Reading Room of the United Methodist Archives and […]

Library Exhibit: Richard “Dixie” Walker in South Korea

The Ambassador’s Life: Richard “Dixie” Walker in South Korea Curated by Brian Shetler United Methodist Archives & History Center and Main Library May 8- August 11, 2017 Richard Walker, a Drew University graduate (BA, 1944), was an international scholar, educator, leader in international studies, and Ambassador to South Korea. Serving in that position from 1981-1986, […]

Know Your Copyrights, April 20

A workshop for scholars, students and faculty. Join Jenne Heise on April 20, from 5 to 6 pm in the Library/Technology Classroom in the library, for an introduction to… Copyright Fair Use Protecting your own work Using other people’s work appropriately Open Access Creative Commons We’ll address questions such as: What exactly does that little […]

Library Exhibit: Out of the Camps, Into College

March 13—April 28, 2017 United Methodist Archives and History Center Curated by Dr. L. Dale Patterson, Archivist Information: 973-408-3195, or dpatterson@gcah.org After the United States entered World War II, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066 on February 19, 1942. This Executive Order was considered a security measure. It gave military power to ban any citizen […]

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