Collecting Drew: Daniel and the University Lobby, United Methodist Archives and History Center Sept 27, 2017, 4:00 pm Matthew Beland and Chris Taylor In honor of Drew University’s 150th anniversary, two collectors will come together to discuss collecting Drew. University Archivist Matthew Beland has been tasked with collecting, preserving, and showcasing Drew University’s past. His work […]
Drew University Library Thursday, November 9, 4-7pm (NEW DATE) Love history and/or images? Interested in participating in civic scholarship? Want to contribute to a national treasure? Join us for a Citizen Archivist Tagathon! Citizen Archivists crowdsource subject labels and text transcriptions in the online resources of the U.S. National Archives. The event will begin with […]
Exhibit 150 Years in the Forest: Drew University 1867-2017 Curated by Matthew Beland Location: United Methodist Archives & History Center and Main Library August 21-December 31, 2017 An exhibit highlighting the 150-year history of Drew University. The material in this exhibit will show how Drew began in 1867 and developed into the institution of today. […]
Brian Shetler Takes Over at Special Collections /
Shelf Life: Bruce Lancaster’s bookshelves offer a window into his—and Drew’s—history /
Corner Commentary: Turning the Pages on Technology /
The Vivian A. Bull Academic Commons—Two Years Out /
Opening Bell: Three college libraries meet for first social event /
Student Snapshots /
War Camels /
Library News, Events and Exhibits
By Marc Boisclair, Circulation Supervisor Following a nationwide search, the Drew Library is pleased to announce the appointment of Brian Shetler as head of special collections, archives and Methodist librarian. Brian will direct the Department of Special Collections and University Archives, and will lead library services for the General Commission on Archives and History (GCAH) […]
Collecting the World of Medieval Passovers, Wed Feb 15, 2017, 4pm. Speaker: Katie Mendelsohn. Lobby, United Methodist Archives and History Center. An independent scholar speaks about her experiences as a lifelong learner, perseverance in research, and the accumulation of what can never be too many books on the topic of medieval Passovers.
A school’s colors are an important part of its identity. They are a source of pride and something a group can rally around. Drew is fortunate to have several records in the University Archives that document the evolution of this identity. Interestingly enough, both sets of records correspond with new beginnings at Drew. Brothers College, […]
October 31, 2016, 3pm. Drew University Library, INTO Classroom (Main Floor). University Archivist Matthew Beland leads a panel discussion on the history of ghosts at Drew and the buildings they reputedly haunt. Come to learn about Drew’s past and share your own tales.
Read about : The Journey of a book; University Archivist: A Keeper of History; Cool New Tools; Technology Award Winners; MISO: It’s Not Just a Soup; Student Snapshots; A Bookman’s Holiday; New to Drew; Library Projects Receive Three Grants; Professional News, and Corner Commentary from Associate Dean of Libraries Chris Anderson.
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.