Contents: The Glen Sergeon Collection of African American Literature Comes to Drew; Friends Gala Revisits an American Classic; What was the Best Book You Read in the Past Year?; Advice for Constant Readers; Science Librarian Cathy Ryan Retires; Library Gifts; Upcoming Library Events; Library Exhibits.
Willa Cather Letters No Longer Off Limits, Thanks to New Anthology: Twenty come from Drew.
In September 1982 several large moving trucks arrived at Drew University from Lake Junaluska, N.C. They brought a special delivery for the recently constructed United Methodist Archives and History Center: several hundred boxes of objects and records related to the history of Methodism dating to the 18th century—books, archival records, shelving, paintings, furniture and ephemera. — Read more from the Drew Gateway…
The United Methodist Archives and History Center Hosts a reception to celebrate the exhibit of “ . . . For the Cause of Freedom” The Prophetic Ministry of Bishop Gilbert Haven and the Rev. Frank Mason North An Exhibit of the Papers of Gilbert Haven donated by the Charles Eric North Family Tuesday, April 9, [...]
DJs, Some Sophisticated, That I Have Known A conversation with David Porter Wednesday, March 27 4:00 p.m. Pilling Room on the second floor of the Library The former president of Skidmore College talks about he got into book collecting and about the unexpected, interesting, and sometimes scary places it has led him, including new [...]
The United Methodist Archives and History Center at Drew University will undergo a major renovation during 2012-13. This work is made possible thanks to a generous gift from the university’s long-time benefactor Norman Tomlinson, who has previously given the Drew University Library significant collections of Byron, Whitman and Churchill. A new, ideal climate-controlled environment will [...]
A long-time friend of Drew University, Maribeth Collins of Portland, Oregon, has donated $100,000 for the renovation of the Wilson Reading Room. The room is named for her father, Clarence True Wilson, a well-known Methodist minister and prohibitionist whose papers are among Drew’s holdings. The room will be refurbished with new furniture and a new [...]
The Drew Library is known for its special collections, unique materials that expand undergraduate— as well as faculty, graduate student, and visiting scholar—opportunities for research. Noteworthy among the holdings are Willa Cather manuscripts, the Methodist Archives, the Governor Thomas H. Kean Archive, the Byron Society Library, the Bela Kornitzer Collection, the R.S. Thomas Collection, the [...]
Drew University Library is proud to announce the opening of “Land of the Morning Calm” Drew Theological Seminary and Early Christian Missions to Korea Methodist Center Lobby September 27, 2012 – January 31, 2013 Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. The Drew University Library exhibit “Land of the Morning Calm”: Drew Theological Seminary [...]