Collecting the World of Medieval Passovers, Wed Feb 15, 2017, 4pm. Speaker: Katie Mendelsohn. Lobby, United Methodist Archives and History Center. An independent scholar speaks about her experiences as a lifelong learner, perseverance in research, and the accumulation of what can never be too many books on the topic of medieval Passovers.
March 31, 2017, 3:00 pm Lobby, Main Library The International Edible Book Festival has been held annually since 2000 in countries around the world and it is coming to Drew University for the first time in 2017! The Edible Book Festival celebrates literary works through food: illustrating book titles, making puns, or bringing characters to […]
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 collection while providing opportunities for engagement with the materials. This spring semester, the Out of the Vault series will take a geographic look at the collections as […]
A school’s colors are an important part of its identity. They are a source of pride and something a group can rally around. Drew is fortunate to have several records in the University Archives that document the evolution of this identity. Interestingly enough, both sets of records correspond with new beginnings at Drew. Brothers College, […]
The Mark W. Brown Nestorian Cross Collection Tuesday, November 1, 2016, 4 p.m. Speakers: Vivian Bull and Matthew Beland Location: Wilson Reading Room, United Methodist Archives and History Center Drew owns the second largest collection of these bronze crosses in the world, each one roughly 700 years old. These small crosses measure between 3 and 8 […]
October 31, 2016, 3pm. Drew University Library, INTO Classroom (Main Floor). University Archivist Matthew Beland leads a panel discussion on the history of ghosts at Drew and the buildings they reputedly haunt. Come to learn about Drew’s past and share your own tales.
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Curated by: Cassie Brand United Methodist Archives & History Center October 6-December 31, 2016 Shakespeare’s famous first folio has been studied extensively, as scholars have attempted to learn what Shakespeare truly wrote. Part of this study has included how books were made, to better understand how the text came to be. This exhibit will focus […]
Curated by Students from Shakespeare’s England: Religion, Society and Printing Kean Reading Room, Main Library October 5-November 6, 2016 Will and the Word examines the changing religious and social values in the time of Shakespeare. Based on Drew Library’s collection of rare books from the 15th, 16th and 17th centuries, the student curators showcase the […]
The Drew Libraries invite you to opening receptions for two Shakespeare-related exhibits in the Libraries: Will and the Word; Exhibit Opening: October 5, 3:00 pm, Kean Reading Room; and Books in the Time of Shakespeare, Exhibit Opening: October 6, 4:00 pm, Methodist Lobby, with a hort talk by the curator.