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 […]

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 […]

Out of the Vault: Exploring Jacob Landau, 11/3

Art in the Archive: Exploring Jacob Landau Tuesday, November 3 @ 4 p.m. Speaker: Cassie Brand, Methodist Library Associate and Special Collections Cataloger, Drew Location: Wilson Reading Room, United Methodist Archives and History Center Jacob Landau’s art communicates his consciousness of humankind’s predicament, its beauty, and its horror. Growing up during the Great Depression and having been […]

“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 […]

Exhibit: New Beginnings: A History of Presidential Inaugurations at Drew University

September 7 to December 31, 2015 Curated by Matthew Beland Main Library This exhibit coincides with the inauguration of President MaryAnn Baenninger, October 2, 2015. It provides context for this event through description of the Drew’s past presidents and the inauguration ceremonies, photography, and copies of inaugural programs and addresses.

Exhibit: Comfortable Words

Comfortable Words: Anglican Piety and the Book of Common Prayer July 15–October 23, 2015 Methodist Library This exhibition of the four hundred year old Book of Common Prayer and its progeny showcases a book that is not only used for public worship and private prayer but, by its liturgical excellence, holds a special place in the evolution of English language and […]

Exhibit: The University and the City

  The University and the City: A Drew University Library exhibit showcasing an archival record of our community’s encounter with cities at home and abroad. Academic Commons Lobby, Summer-Fall 2015 The University and the City is the theme of the upcoming inauguration of MaryAnn Baenninger as the thirteenth President of Drew University. This exhibit contains a sampling […]

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