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 […]

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, […]

Visions, the Library Newsletter, Spring 2017

Brian Shetler Takes Over at Special Collections /
Shelf Life: Bruce Lancaster’s bookshelves offer a window into his—and Drew’s—history /
Corner Commentary: Turning the Pages on Technology /
The Vivian A. Bull Academic Commons—Two Years Out /
Opening Bell: Three college libraries meet for first social event /
Student Snapshots /
War Camels /
Library News, Events and Exhibits

Brian Shetler Takes Over at Special Collections

By Marc Boisclair, Circulation Supervisor Following a nationwide search, the Drew Library is pleased to announce the appointment of Brian Shetler as head of special collections, archives and Methodist librarian. Brian will direct the Department of Special Collections and University Archives, and will lead library services for the General Commission on Archives and History (GCAH) […]

Conversations in Collecting: Medieval Passover, 2/15

Collecting the World of Medieval Passovers, Wed Feb 15, 2017, 4pm. Speaker: Katie Mendelsohn. Lobby, United Methodist Archives and History Center. An independent scholar speaks about her experiences as a lifelong learner, perseverance in research, and the accumulation of what can never be too many books on the topic of medieval Passovers.

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