Collecting Drew: Daniel and the University Lobby, United Methodist Archives and History Center Sept 27, 2017, 4:00 pm Matthew Beland and Chris Taylor In honor of Drew University’s 150th anniversary, two collectors will come together to discuss collecting Drew. University Archivist Matthew Beland has been tasked with collecting, preserving, and showcasing Drew University’s past. His work […]
Drew University Library, Library/Technology Classroom Thursday, November 9, 4-7pm (NEW DATE) Love history and/or images? Interested in participating in civic scholarship? Want to contribute to a national treasure? Join us for a Citizen Archivist Tagathon! Citizen Archivists crowdsource subject labels and text transcriptions in the online resources of the U.S. National Archives. The event will […]
Fluid Dynamics: Evolutionary Physics and Byron Hermione de Almeida 2017 Leslie Marchand Lecture United Methodist Archives and History Center November 2, 4:30 pm The Byron Society of America will bring the Leslie Marchand Lecture to Drew University. Leslie Marchand wrote the definitive biography of Lord Byron and was the leading authority on the poet until […]
Exhibit 150 Years in the Forest: Drew University 1867-2017 Curated by Matthew Beland Location: United Methodist Archives & History Center and Main Library August 21-December 31, 2017 An exhibit highlighting the 150-year history of Drew University. The material in this exhibit will show how Drew began in 1867 and developed into the institution of today. […]
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 or set of materials while providing opportunities for engagement with the materials. The sessions take place in the Wilson Reading Room of the United Methodist Archives and […]
The Ambassador’s Life: Richard “Dixie” Walker in South Korea Curated by Brian Shetler United Methodist Archives & History Center and Main Library May 8- August 11, 2017 Richard Walker, a Drew University graduate (BA, 1944), was an international scholar, educator, leader in international studies, and Ambassador to South Korea. Serving in that position from 1981-1986, […]
4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 12, BC 218. Erica Fugger, Project Coordinator of the Oral History MA Program at Columbia University, will provide an overview of oral history projects, including best practices for project organizing & interview techniques. RSVP at http://tinyurl.com/drew-lib-oral-history-workshop.
March 31, 2017, 3:00 pm Lobby, Main Library Drew Libraries invite entries for our first-ever Edible Book Festival! 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 […]
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.
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 […]