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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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/