An Evening with Dr. Robert O. Fisch, April 11

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.

Conversations on Collecting: Geo. Washington Manuscripts, Feb. 25

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.

Bell Scholar Award Competition Entries Wanted

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 […]

Out of the Vault: Science Fiction, Feb. 2

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, […]

Drew Librarians Go to ATLA

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. […]

Historic King James Bible

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 […]

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