Library Exhibit: Books in the Time of Shakespeare

Curated by: Cassie Brand United Methodist Archives & History Center October 6-December 31, 2016 Shakespeare’s famous first folio has been studied extensively, as scholars have attempted to learn what Shakespeare truly wrote. Part of this study has included how books were made, to better understand how the text came to be. This exhibit will focus […]

Library Exhibit: Will and The Word

Curated by Students from Shakespeare’s England: Religion, Society and Printing Kean Reading Room, Main Library October 5-October 31, 2016 Exhibit opening reception: 3 pm, October 5 Will and the Word examines the changing religious and social values in the time of Shakespeare. Based on Drew Library’s collection of rare books from the 15th, 16th and […]

Openings of Shakespeare Exhibits in the Libraries, Oct. 5 & 6

The Drew Libraries invite you to opening receptions for two Shakespeare-related exhibits in the Libraries: Will and the Word; Exhibit Opening: October 5, 3:00 pm, Kean Reading Room; and Books in the Time of Shakespeare, Exhibit Opening: October 6, 4:00 pm, Methodist Lobby, with a hort talk by the curator.

Conference: Austen & Byron, Together Again, April 21

Thursday, April 21, 2016, 4:00 to 9:00 P.M. United Methodist Archives and History Center
Drew University Library, in collaboration with the Jane Austen Society of North America/New York Metropolitan Region and the Byron Society of America, invites you to continue the exploration of this most elegant pairing of antipodal Romantic writers at the Drew University Library, home of the Byron Society Collection.

Exhibit: Dr. William C. Campbell, Nobel Laureate

November 15 2015 -February 22, 2016 Lobby, Main Library (Academic Commons) To celebrate Dr. William C. Campbell’s upcoming trip to Sweden and Norway to accept the 2015 Nobel Prize in Medicine, Drew University Library has curated an exhibit that displays unique items and information highlighting his interesting work and life. For over thirty years Dr. […]

Exhibit: Discoveries and Donations: Uncovered Treasures at Drew University Library

United Methodist Archives and History Center November 15, 2015 – February 22, 2016 Even among the organized and controlled environment of specials collections and archives there are hidden gems and buried treasures. The Discoveries and Donations Exhibit highlights some of the most recent and wonderful finds made through the donation and processing of collections. The Special Collections […]

“Comfortable Words”: Anglican Piety and the Book of Common Prayer

This article originally appearedin  Visions, the Library Newsletter, in Fall 2015. by Ken Rowe, Professor, Methodist Librarian Emeritus and Exhibit Curator Forty years ago, a splendid collection of Anglican prayer books was presented to Drew University Library. Yet the books were never treated to a firstclass exhibit. To honor the generous Philadelphia couple who had […]

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