Anne Sexton at Drew

by Jesse D. Mann, Theological Librarian This article originally appeared in Visions, the Library Newsletter, Spring 2015. As readers of Visions know, in the spring of 2014, Drew acquired the personal library of Pulitzer-prize winning poet Maxine Kumin.[1] Not surprisingly, this library includes numerous works by Kumin’s longtime friend and fellow poet, Anne Sexton. Like […]

Out of the Vault Workshop: Drew University Student Organizations Collection

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 @ 7 p.m. Dr. Matthew Beland, University Archivist Wilson Reading Room, United Methodist Archives and History Center Drew University The March 3 workshop examines the historical records of several Drew student organizations housed in the Drew University Archives. The Library is fortunate to have records of various clubs in Drew’s past and present, such as […]

Out of the Vault: US Government Docs Collection, Feb 3

The Drew Library Presents…the February Out of the Vault Workshop The United States Government Documents Collection Tuesday, February 3, 2015 @ 7 p.m. Dr. Elizabeth Patterson “Knowledge will forever govern ignorance: And a people who mean to be their own Governors, must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives.” (James Madison) This sentiment formed […]

Fordham Magazine on “Fictions Evangelicals Read”

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/

Reading Room Renovation in Methodist Library

Drew University Library is excited to announce that renovation of the Wilson Reading Room in the United Methodist Archives and History Center will begin December 19, 2014. The renovation will create a new look and feel for the reading room, including more comfortable chairs for researchers, electrical outlets in the tables, and preservation and security measures to help safeguard […]

Drew Library Radio Show to Broadcast Original 1962 Recording of Indira Gandhi

On Thursday, April 26, 1962, Madame Indira Gandhi visited Drew University in Madison, New Jersey. At 8 p.m. that evening she gave a lecture titled “India’s Planning – Working for Democracy” at Baldwin Gymnasium before an estimated audience of over 1,000 people. The speaking engagement was part of her tour of the United States and the event was […]

Exhibit: “Fictions Evangelicals Read”

The Department of Special Collections and University Archives of the Drew University Library is delighted to announce a new exhibit, “Fictions Evangelicals Read: Perspectives on the Nineteenth-Century Evangelical Archive” curated by James M. Van Wyck and Christopher J. Anderson. The exhibit opens the evening of November 11th with a light reception and program at the […]

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