Tiny Treasures: Small Books in the Drew Collection, 4/28

Special Collections and Archives Presents… Out of the Vault Series Tiny Treasures: Small Books in the Drew Collection Brian Shetler April 28, 2014 at 4 p.m. United Methodist Archives and History Center This installment of the Out of the Vault series, featuring a selection of small books that can be found throughout the Drew University Special […]

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 […]

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 […]

Anne Sexton at Drew

by Jesse D. Mann, Theological Librarian This article originally appeared in Visions, the Library Newsletter, Spring 2015. As readers of Visions know, in the spring of 2014, Drew acquired the personal library of Pulitzer-prize winning poet Maxine Kumin.[1] Not surprisingly, this library includes numerous works by Kumin’s longtime friend and fellow poet, Anne Sexton. Like […]

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/

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