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 […]

Dr. Chris Anderson Appointed Associate Dean of Libraries

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 […]

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 […]

Introducing Dr. Laura Martin

This article originally appeared in the Spring 2016 issue of Visions, the Library Newsletter. On February 22, Dr. Laura Martin joined Drew University as dean of libraries, university technology and strategy. Dr. Martin holds an EdD and MEd in Educational and Instructional Technology from Texas Tech University as well as a BS in behavioral and social sciences from the University of Maryland. Dr. […]

Spring 2016 Issue of Visions, The Library Newsletter

Contents include: Introducing Dr. Laura Martin; Literary Evening Enjoyed at Library Gala; The Dean’s Corner; The 1611 King James Bible; An Evening With Dr. Robert O. Fisch, a Survivor and Eternal Optimist; 2016 Béla Kornitzer Book Award Winners; Science Fiction in the Library: the David Johnson Collection Comes to Drew; Library Events

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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