Almost 50 special collections have moved from the Rose Library to the second floor of the Methodist Center…Now calm reigns and with it our gratitude to Norman Tomlinson of Miami, Florida, whose $1 million gift made this project possible. Students, faculty, and visiting scholars will find it easier to access the extensive special material since it now resides in one location.
Drilling will occur in The United Methodist Archives and History Center July 18-24th. Please excuse the additional noise during this time.
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 [...]
A long-time friend of Drew University, Maribeth Collins of Portland, Oregon, has donated $100,000 for the renovation of the Wilson Reading Room. The room is named for her father, Clarence True Wilson, a well-known Methodist minister and prohibitionist whose papers are among Drew’s holdings. The room will be refurbished with new furniture and a new [...]
The Drew Library is known for its special collections, unique materials that expand undergraduate— as well as faculty, graduate student, and visiting scholar—opportunities for research. Noteworthy among the holdings are Willa Cather manuscripts, the Methodist Archives, the Governor Thomas H. Kean Archive, the Byron Society Library, the Bela Kornitzer Collection, the R.S. Thomas Collection, the [...]