Out of the Vault: Evangelical Fictions, Sept. 8

Evangelical Fiction and the Evangelical Life of the Mind  Tuesday, September 8th @ 4 p.m. Speaker: James Van Wyck, Ph.D. Candidate, Fordham University Location: Wilson Reading Room, United Methodist Archives and History Center The Libraries of Drew University house one of the finest (and most diverse) collections of nineteenth century religious fiction. At this workshop we’ll investigate […]

Fall 2015 Schedule of Exhibits

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 […]

Fall 2015 Out of the Vault Series

Drew University Library Out of the Vault Series Fall 2015 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 Drew archival collection while providing opportunities for engagement with the materials. The sessions take place in the Wilson Reading Room of […]

Exhibit: Comfortable Words

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, 4/7: Drew Methodist Collection

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 […]

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/

Reading Room Renovation in Methodist Library

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 […]

Exhibit: “Fictions Evangelicals Read”

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 […]

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