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.
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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 […]
Curated by Students from Shakespeare’s England: Religion, Society and Printing Kean Reading Room, Main Library October 5-November 6, 2016 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 17th centuries, the student curators showcase the […]
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.
Tues., October 4, 4 pm; View & Interact with items from the Zuck collection to explore historical and contemporary botanical art and illustrations, plant exploration and discovery, herbals, florilegia, reference works, field guides, how-to books and technical studies.
Speakers: Brian Shetler and Cassie Brand
Location: Wilson Reading Room, United Methodist Archives and History Center.
Tuesday, September 6, 2016, 4 pm. Wilson Reading Room, United Methodist Archives and History Center. Speaker: Johanna Edge. Hear about, view and engage with the Glen Sergeon Collection of African American literature. The collection comprises a range of genres by leading black writers of the 20th century.
Books in the Time of Shakespeare, Oct. 6-Dec. 31; The Will and the Word, October 5-31;
Richard III on Page and Stage: Illustrating Actors in the Role, Richard III1745-1900, October 6-November 6.
Join the Friends of the Drew University Library at 4:00 pm on Wed. Oct. 19, to hear Jeffrey Eger discuss his collection of over 350,000 auction catalogs and discuss the ways in which the First Folio has been marketed, sold, and collected over the years.