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.
Exhibit: Francis Asbury and the Shape of American Methodism, March 7-April 30, 2016; United Methodist Archives and History Center. Curated by Dr. L. Dale Patterson, Archivist. Information: 973-408-3195, or firstname.lastname@example.org
Becoming George: The George Washington manuscript collection at Morristown National Historical Park; February 25, 2016, 4:00 pm, United Methodist Archives and History Center. Join Morristown NHP Chief of Cultural Resources Dr. Jude M. Pfister (G’07) as he talks about the over 400 Washington manuscripts (including two from Martha) in the park’s archival collection.
Feb. 24th, 4-5 pm. The Baldwin family has a storied history with Drew University. This special Out of the Vault event will examine the background of the Baldwin family, spotlighting Donald Baldwin and his historical connections with Drew University.
The Wilson Reading Room of the Methodist Center is open until 9 pm on Tuesdays.
The Drew University Library is now accepting applications for the 2017-2018 Florence Ellen Bell Scholar Award. The Award provides up to $2,500 for expenses relating to academic research at the United Methodist Archives and History Center at Drew University in Madison, NJ, USA. Two Awards are given each year and scholars of all nationalities are […]
The David Johnson Collection of Science Fiction and Popular Culture Tuesday, February 2, 2016, 4 p.m. Speaker: Mike Richichi and Claire Du Laney Wilson Reading Room, United Methodist Archives and History Center This collection illustrates not only cultural and racial stereotypes but also a commentary on the politics of the 20th century found in stories, […]
Thursday December 17, 2015—It was a soggy day in New York City, as a group of intrepid librarians dodged puddles and tourists taking pictures of the Macy’s window displays. The group walked quickly to catch the train to New Jersey, after the New York Area Theological Library Association (NYATLA) December meeting at the Reformed Church Seminary in midtown Manhattan. […]
On Wednesday, October 28, 2015, staff of the Special Collections and University Archives at Drew University discovered a previously unrecorded copy of The Holy Bible: Conteyning the Old Testament and the New, from 1611, more commonly known as the King James Bible. Through consultation with other members of the library and with bibliographical works about the Bible, staff was […]
The Friends of Drew University Library Request the Pleasure of Your Company at the Eleventh University Library Benefit Dinner Saturday, January 30, 2016 6:00 p.m. Speaker, F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre Ulysses Grant Dietz, Chief Curator, Newark Museum: “Grant, Twain and the Gilded Age: How a Symbol of Corruption Became a Literary Hero” 7:00 p.m. Cocktail Reception, Mead Hall Presentation […]