Out of the Vault.

 

Out of the Vault: Fall 2018

The Out of the Vault series is sponsored by the Department of Special Collections and University Archives of the Drew University Library. Each interactive session introduces participants to a particular collection or set of materials while providing opportunities for engagement with the materials. The sessions take place in the Wilson Reading Room of the United Methodist Archives and History Center and are free and open to the Drew community and general public. For additional information please email speccol@drew.edu or call 973-408-3590.

Fall 2018

PLAYBOY!

United Methodist Archives and History Center
Have you heard that the Methodist Archives now has a collection of Playboy magazines? Hosted by Angie Kirby Calder and Becca Miller this event discusses how Playboy is unique among other erotic magazines of its time for its role as a purveyor of culture through political commentary, literature, and interviews with prominent activists, politicians, authors, and artists.

Fall 2018

Social Justice Materials

United Methodist Archives and History Center
2:00 pm
Presented by Professor Morris Davis, this event focuses on social justice within the history of the United Methodist Church. The event will include discussions of Methodist missionary work as well as Drew University’s history of social justice.


Fall 2018

New Acquisitions!

United Methodist Archives and History Center
Head of Special Collections Brian Shetler and Special Collections Associate Candace Reilly lead a discussion on the new acquisitions to the Methodist Archives. Featuring exciting new items concerning a book about viper venom, a fore-edge painting, a medical bestiary, and even a beautifully illuminated Persian manuscript!