Conversation on Collecting, October 29

Hosted by the Friends of the Library, 4-5 pm, Pilling Room, Rose Library October 29, 2014 “Collecting Authors” Harry Keyishian Harry Keyishian, Director of Fairleigh Dickinson University Press since 1976, will discuss the process of acquiring and developing scholarly manuscripts for publication. Professor Emeritus of English at Fairleigh Dickinson University, he has written numerous journal articles […]

Out of the Vault: What They Wrote, Oct. 7.

On Tuesday, October 7 at 7:00 p.m., visit the United Methodist Archives and History Center to see a rare glimpse of manuscript material by such notable figures as Albert Einstein, Susan B. Anthony, George Eliot, Julia Ward Howe, and William Wilberforce. Drew graduate student Susannah Bingham Buck will give a talk titled “What They Wrote: Historical Manuscripts.” The […]

Library Event: Out of the Vault

Out of the Vault: Incunabula, or, Books in the Cradle Methodist Archives 7pm, September 2, 2014 Drew University Library Department of Special Collections and Archives presents the first event from the Out of the Vault series. This series will allow individuals from the community to learn about various materials and collections from the library and […]

Construction update: Library closings

In order to install new carpeting, the library will be closed Monday August 18 and the morning of Tuesday August 19. It will reopen at Noon on Tuesday August 19 and be open 12-5 pm. Printing will be available in the Fac Lab in the basement of Brothers College 9 am -4 pm. Copying and quiet […]

The Drew University Library Announces “Out of the Vault” Series

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 […]

2014-2015 Drew Library Exhibition Schedule

The Department of Special Collections and University Archives has announced its exhibition schedule for 2014-2015. The exhibits will be on display at two campus locations including the Drew University Library and the lobby of the United Methodist Archives and History Center. The exhibits are free and open to the public. For additional information contact the Drew Library at […]

Drew University Library Staff Assist with Department of History Event

On April 22, over thirty people gathered in the classroom of the United Methodist Archives and History Center on the campus of Drew University. Attendees were treated to a panel discussion on student life at Drew during the 1960s as recalled by participants who either taught at or attended the university. The six-person panel included […]

Drew University Radio to Re-broadcast Actor Alan Alda’s 1979 Commencement Address

May 1979: Everything was in place for Drew University’s annual commencement. Efforts to secure a compelling speaker had been successful. The Reverend Jesse Jackson was slated to give the address. His name appeared in each brochure. But Jackson became ill. The night before the ceremony, he called and put Drew in a difficult predicament: he […]

Time To Hand In My Keys: An Interview With The Dean

Why retire now? The timing seems right. The new president will need to build the cabinet with people who can commit to a good number of working years to help deliver the new and emerging goals of the university. It is also time for me to give priority to several writing projects, especially the biography of Robert Funk, the controversial biblical scholar who founded […]

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