Books have long evoked deep emotion from their readers and owners. Libraries have, too. Especially the public library of one’s youth. Even the library where one studied during college days often enjoys similar sentimental status. These bonds of affection also extend to the smaller collections accumulated book by book by scholars over the course of […]
Drilling will occur in The United Methodist Archives and History Center July 18-24th. Please excuse the additional noise during this time.
Methodist Center Digitization Project Tops 3,000 Images What do 3,000 old-time Methodists look like in one place? The Drew Library’s Flickr feed! The staff of the Drew University Methodist Library has been digitizing several thousand folders of archived images to Flickr. The images date from the 18th century to the present and include a variety […]
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 […]