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 […]
Out of the Vault Archives Workshop The Drew Methodist Collection Tuesday, April 7, 2015 @ 7 p.m. Wilson Reading Room, United Methodist Archives and History Center Workshop Leaders: Christopher Anderson, Mary Alice Cicerale, Lucy Marks, and Lisa Miller The Methodist Collections of Drew University and the General Commission on Archives and History for The United Methodist […]
This article originally appeared in the Fall 2014 issue of Visions, the Library Newsletter. This past spring WMNJ, the Drew radio station, broadcast the speech given by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. during his visit to Drew University fifty years ago in February 1964. Chris Anderson, Head of Special Collections and University Archives, created and […]
The Drew University Library Announces the Spring 2015 “Out of the Vault” Workshop Schedule.
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/
Drew University Library is excited to announce that renovation of the Wilson Reading Room in the United Methodist Archives and History Center will begin December 19, 2014. The renovation will create a new look and feel for the reading room, including more comfortable chairs for researchers, electrical outlets in the tables, and preservation and security measures to help safeguard […]
The Department of Special Collections and University Archives of the Drew University Library is delighted to announce a new exhibit, “Fictions Evangelicals Read: Perspectives on the Nineteenth-Century Evangelical Archive” curated by James M. Van Wyck and Christopher J. Anderson. The exhibit opens the evening of November 11th with a light reception and program at the […]
Academics in Common: Transformation of the Library; Facelift for Wilson Reading Room; Focus on: Chris Anderson; Drew Helps Create the Future for N.J. Academic Libraries; Announcements
You are invited to a book reception to celebrate the publication of theological librarian emeritus Ernie Rubinstein’s book, “From Ecclesiastes to Simone Weil: Varieties of Philosophical Spirituality”, on Thursday, October 2 from 4 to 6 pm in the Library lobby. Hosted by FDU Press and the Drew University Library.
On Tuesdays this fall, the Wilson Reading Room in the United Methodist Archive and History Center will remain open until 9 p.m. These additional hours allow researchers to use Special Collections and Archives materials into the evening and at times that might fit better into their schedules. As part of this late evening initiative, staff from the Department […]