Join the Friends of the Drew University Library at 4:00 pm on Wed. Oct. 19, to hear Jeffrey Eger discuss his collection of over 350,000 auction catalogs and discuss the ways in which the First Folio has been marketed, sold, and collected over the years.
Sept. 6: Glen Sergeon Collection of African American Literature; Oct. 4: Picturing Tom Kean: Photographs from the Governor Thomas H. Kean Collection; Nov. 1: The Mark W. Brown Nestorian Cross Collection
On Thursday, April 21, 2016 scholars, researchers, and the curious public gathered to celebrate the bicentennial of the signal year in British literature. That year, 1816, witnessed the publication of Lord Byron’s Childe Harold III and the beginning stages of Jane Austen writing Persuasion. The one-day conference highlighted the importance of these two literary figures and explored how these […]
Thursday, April 21, 2016, 4:00 to 9:00 P.M. United Methodist Archives and History Center
Drew University Library, in collaboration with the Jane Austen Society of North America/New York Metropolitan Region and the Byron Society of America, invites you to continue the exploration of this most elegant pairing of antipodal Romantic writers at the Drew University Library, home of the Byron Society Collection.
Contents include: Introducing Dr. Laura Martin; Literary Evening Enjoyed at Library Gala; The Dean’s Corner; The 1611 King James Bible; An Evening With Dr. Robert O. Fisch, a Survivor and Eternal Optimist; 2016 Béla Kornitzer Book Award Winners; Science Fiction in the Library: the David Johnson Collection Comes to Drew; Library Events
The Many Collectors of Willa Cather Tuesday, May 3, 2016, 4 p.m. Speakers: Cassie Brand and Lucy Marks Wilson Reading Room, United Methodist Archives and History Center Drew University Library’s Willa Cather Collection is an extensive collection of printed and manuscript material. The collection contains the personal library of the late Frederick B. Adams, former […]
Conversation on Collecting April 27, 2016, 4:00 p.m. Pilling Room, Drew University Library Collecting Science Fiction and Popular Culture Magazines Speakers: Neil Clarke, University Technology Claire Du Laney C’14 4:00 PM Pilling Room, 2nd Floor, Drew University Library On Wednesday, April 27th the Drew University Library will host the second Conversations on Collecting event of […]
The Harry A. Chesler Collection of Cartoon Art and Graphic Satire Tuesday, April 5, 2016, 4 p.m. Speakers: Dr. Sloane Drayson-Knigge and Bruce Lancaster Wilson Reading Room, United Methodist Archives and History Center The Chesler Collection includes over 2600 books on English and continental European graphic satire, with works in English, Russian and most European […]
On Monday, April 11 at 7:30 p.m., the Library, the Center for Holocaust/Genocide Study and the Center for Religion, Culture and Conflict will host the 2016 Karpati Lecturer Dr. Robert O. Fisch in the F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre. Tickets are $20 each and are available through the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey box office at tickets.shakespearenj.org or 973-408-5600.
Tuesday, March 1, 2016, 4 p.m. Marsha Manns, Co-founder of the Byron Society of American and the Byron Society Collection, Dr. Christopher Anderson and Brian Shetler will host a hands-on discussion of the Bryon Society collections at Drew. Wilson Reading Room. Methodist Library and Archive Center.