GhostStories

Ghost Stories at the Drew Library, Oct. 31

October 31, 2016, 8pm Drew University Library University Archivist Matthew Beland leads a panel discussion on the history of ghosts at Drew and the buildings they reputedly haunt, including female apparitions in Hoyt-Bowne and Mead Hall and “Reggie”, the ghost haunting the Kirby Shakespeare Theater.  Come to learn about Drew’s past and share your own […]

Conversations on Collecting: Buying Shakespeare, Oct. 19

Conversations on Collecting: Buying Shakespeare: Auction Catalogs Featuring the First Folio Wednesday October 19, 2016, 4pm Speakers: Jeffrey Eger and Cassie Brand Location: Lobby, United Methodist Archives and History Center Collector Jeffrey Eger will discuss his collection of over 350,000 auction catalogs, some of which feature the sale of Shakespeare’s First Folio. With examples of […]

Out of the Vault Events, Fall 2016

Overview: 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 while providing opportunities for engagement with the materials. The sessions take place in the Wilson Reading Room of the United Methodist Archives and History Center and are free and open […]

Busts of Byron and Austen

“Austen and Byron: Together Again” Conference– A Report

On Thursday, April 21, 2016 scholars, researchers, and the curious public gathered to celebrate the bicentennial of the signal year in British literature. That year, 1816, witnessed the publication of Lord Byron’s Childe Harold III and the beginning stages of Jane Austen writing Persuasion. The one-day conference highlighted the importance of these two literary figures and explored how these […]

24/7 Hours for Finals; Pop-up Makerspace!

This semester, the library’s 24/7 open hours for finals will start at  8:30 am Tuesday May 3 and run 9:00 pm Wednesday May 11. During ‘study hours’, including hours when the library is normally closed, services will be limited and library access will require a Drew ID card. Study Hours: Tue-Wed-Thur & Mon-Tue: 10 pm to 8:30 […]

Conference: Austen & Byron, Together Again, April 21

Thursday, April 21, 2016, 4:00 to 9:00 P.M. United Methodist Archives and History Center
Drew University Library, in collaboration with the Jane Austen Society of North America/New York Metropolitan Region and the Byron Society of America, invites you to continue the exploration of this most elegant pairing of antipodal Romantic writers at the Drew University Library, home of the Byron Society Collection.

Out of the Vault: The Many Collectors of Willa Cather, May 3

The Many Collectors of Willa Cather Tuesday, May 3, 2016, 4 p.m. Speakers: Cassie Brand and Lucy Marks Wilson Reading Room, United Methodist Archives and History Center Drew University Library’s Willa Cather Collection is an extensive collection of printed and manuscript material. The collection contains the personal library of the late Frederick B. Adams,  former […]

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