This article originally appearedin Visions, the Library Newsletter, in Fall 2015. by Ken Rowe, Professor, Methodist Librarian Emeritus and Exhibit Curator Forty years ago, a splendid collection of Anglican prayer books was presented to Drew University Library. Yet the books were never treated to a firstclass exhibit. To honor the generous Philadelphia couple who had […]
The latest issue of Visions, the Library Newsletter, includes areticles on the Comfortable Words exhibit, the upcoming Shakespeare Folio traveling exhibit, Special Collections including the Holocaust, Governor Kean and Bela Kornitzer Collections, the Library Gala, and other library events and news.
Tuesday, October 13, 2015, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Wilson Reading Room, United Methodist Archives & History Center Marking the 130th anniversary of Henry and Ella Appenzeller’s mission to Korea, this year’s Tipple-Vosburgh lecture series celebrates the deep significance of their work as Methodist missionaries. Held on October 13th and 14th, the series will explore historical aspects […]
Studying the Witch-Hunts: The Scholarly Papers of George Fraser Black Tuesday, October 6 @ 4 p.m. Speaker: Jennifer Heise, Reference Librarian and Web Manager, Drew University Library Location: Wilson Reading Room, United Methodist Archives and History Center We all know a little about historic witch-hunts. But when an early 20th-century researcher and bibliographer George Fraser Black […]
Chris Taylor, Dean of the College speaks on his collection, “Postal and Currency Propaganda in the Third Reich and the Shoah,” November 11, 2015, 4:00 PM, Library Pilling Room.
September 23, 2015, 4:00 p.m. June Schlueter Professor of English, Emerita, Lafayette University The Early Modern Album Amicorum Although early modern autograph albums are not plentiful in the U.S., European libraries—especially in Germany and The Netherlands—own numerous specimens of these pocket-sized gems, which contain good wishes from dignitaries and watercolor paintings. June Schlueter’s interest in this genre is reflected […]
The Friends of the Library will host their eleventh biennial Benefit Dinner on January 30, 2016, with Honorary Dinner Chairs, Drew President MaryAnn and Ron Baenninger. The evening begins at Kirby Theatre with a program featuring Ulysses Grant Dietz, chief curator at the Newark (NJ) Museum and author of books on the decorative arts, the White House, and two […]
Comfortable Words: Anglican Piety and the Book of Common Prayer July 15–October 23, 2015 Methodist Library 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 prayer but, by its liturgical excellence, holds a special place in the evolution of English language and […]
Our series of afternoon conversations continues… September 23, 2015, 4:00 p.m. June Schlueter: The Early Modern Album Amicorum. November 11, 2015, 4:00 p.m. Chris Taylor, Dean of the College:Postal and Currency Propaganda in the Third Reich and the Shoah.
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 […]