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 […]

Rescheduled: Out of the Vault Workshop: Drew U. Student Organizations Collection, 4/14

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 @ 4 p.m. — Note time! Dr. Matthew Beland, University Archivist Wilson Reading Room, United Methodist Archives and History Center Drew University The March 3 workshop examines the historical records of several Drew student organizations housed in the Drew University Archives. The Library is fortunate to have records of various clubs in Drew’s past and […]

Out of the Vault, 4/7: Drew Methodist Collection

Out of the Vault Archives Workshop The Drew Methodist Collection Tuesday, April 7, 2015 @ 7 p.m. Wilson Reading Room, United Methodist Archives and History Center Workshop Leaders: Christopher Anderson, Mary Alice Cicerale, Lucy Marks, and Lisa Miller The Methodist Collections of Drew University and the General Commission on Archives and History for The United Methodist […]

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 […]

Study Room Closures, Feb. 18-20

The following library spaces are in use for the Board of Trustees meetings this week: Kean Room: Closed Wednesday, February 18 at 12:00 p.m. through Friday, February 20 at 3:00 p.m. Pilling  and Rose Rooms: Closed Thursday, Feb. 19 & Friday, Feb. 20 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Tipple Conference Room (Rose 212): Closed Thursday, Feb. […]

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Out of the Vault: US Government Docs Collection, Feb 3

The Drew Library Presents…the February Out of the Vault Workshop The United States Government Documents Collection Tuesday, February 3, 2015 @ 7 p.m. Dr. Elizabeth Patterson “Knowledge will forever govern ignorance: And a people who mean to be their own Governors, must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives.” (James Madison) This sentiment formed […]

Fordham Magazine on “Fictions Evangelicals Read”

Fordham Magazine has posted a profile of the research done by James Van Wyck, the exhibit he’s curated here at Drew, “Fictions Evangelicals Read,” and the opening program for the reception which was held in the Methodist Library in November. http://news.fordham.edu/arts-and-culture/the-story-behind-it-all-scholar-traces-evangelical-anti-intellectualism-to-19th-century-reading-habits/

Reading Room Renovation in Methodist Library

Drew University Library is excited to announce that renovation of the Wilson Reading Room in the United Methodist Archives and History Center will begin December 19, 2014. The renovation will create a new look and feel for the reading room, including more comfortable chairs for researchers, electrical outlets in the tables, and preservation and security measures to help safeguard […]

Drew Library Radio Show to Broadcast Original 1962 Recording of Indira Gandhi

On Thursday, April 26, 1962, Madame Indira Gandhi visited Drew University in Madison, New Jersey. At 8 p.m. that evening she gave a lecture titled “India’s Planning – Working for Democracy” at Baldwin Gymnasium before an estimated audience of over 1,000 people. The speaking engagement was part of her tour of the United States and the event was […]

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