Library Exhibit: Books in the Time of Shakespeare

Curated by: Cassie Brand United Methodist Archives & History Center October 6-December 31, 2016 Shakespeare’s famous first folio has been studied extensively, as scholars have attempted to learn what Shakespeare truly wrote. Part of this study has included how books were made, to better understand how the text came to be. This exhibit will focus […]

Library Exhibit: Will and The Word

Curated by Students from Shakespeare’s England: Religion, Society and Printing Kean Reading Room, Main Library October 5-October 31, 2016 Exhibit opening reception: 3 pm, October 5 Will and the Word examines the changing religious and social values in the time of Shakespeare. Based on Drew Library’s collection of rare books from the 15th, 16th and […]

Historic King James Bible

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 […]

Exhibit: Dr. William C. Campbell, Nobel Laureate

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. […]

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 […]

First Edition of Shakespeare’s Plays Coming to Drew in 2016

Drew has been selected in a national competition to host a rare copy of the first edition of William Shakespeare’s collected plays in October 2016 to mark the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death. Known simply as the First Folio, this first edition of Shakespeare’s collected plays was published in 1623. Of the original 800 copies […]

Updated 2015 Drew Libraries Exhibit Schedule

The Department of Special Collections and University Archives has updated its exhibition schedule for 2015. The exhibits will be on display at two campus locations including the Drew University Library and the lobby of the United Methodist Archives and History Center. The exhibits are free and open to the public. For additional information contact the Drew Library at […]

Thomas H. Kean Gallery

The Library features a semi-permanent exhibit honoring Thomas H. Kean, former governor of New Jersey (1982-1990) and president of Drew University (1990-2005), in the Thomas H. Kean Reading Room and Gallery.  The exhibit highlights items from the Governor Thomas H. Kean Collection, the Drew University Archives, and personal memorabilia belonging to the Governor, and includes material covering his role […]

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