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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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