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 […]
Books in the Time of Shakespeare, Oct. 6-Dec. 31; The Will and the Word, October 5-31;
Richard III on Page and Stage: Illustrating Actors in the Role, Richard III1745-1900, October 6-November 6.
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 […]
Dr. Christopher (Chris) Anderson has been appointed as Associate Dean of Libraries at Drew. As a member of the administrative team and library faculty member, Dr. Anderson will lead all library operations and will work in collaboration to develop strategic plans, manage library committees, facilitate internal and external library partnerships and provide support for efforts related […]
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 […]
Exhibit: Francis Asbury and the Shape of American Methodism, March 7-April 30, 2016; United Methodist Archives and History Center. Curated by Dr. L. Dale Patterson, Archivist. Information: 973-408-3195, or firstname.lastname@example.org
Feb. 24th, 4-5 pm. The Baldwin family has a storied history with Drew University. This special Out of the Vault event will examine the background of the Baldwin family, spotlighting Donald Baldwin and his historical connections with Drew University.
On Wednesday, October 28, 2015, staff of the Special Collections and University Archives at Drew University discovered a previously unrecorded copy of The Holy Bible: Conteyning the Old Testament and the New, from 1611, more commonly known as the King James Bible. Through consultation with other members of the library and with bibliographical works about the Bible, staff was […]
November 15 2015 -February 22, 2016 Lobby, Main Library (Academic Commons) To celebrate Dr. William C. Campbell’s upcoming trip to Sweden and Norway to accept the 2015 Nobel Prize in Medicine, Drew University Library has curated an exhibit that displays unique items and information highlighting his interesting work and life. For over thirty years Dr. […]
United Methodist Archives and History Center November 15, 2015 – February 22, 2016 Even among the organized and controlled environment of specials collections and archives there are hidden gems and buried treasures. The Discoveries and Donations Exhibit highlights some of the most recent and wonderful finds made through the donation and processing of collections. The Special Collections […]