Out of the Vault: US Government Docs Collection, Feb 3

The Drew Library Presents…the February Out of the Vault Workshop The United States Government Documents Collection Tuesday, February 3, 2015 @ 7 p.m. Dr. Elizabeth Patterson “Knowledge will forever govern ignorance: And a people who mean to be their own Governors, must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives.” (James Madison) This sentiment formed […]

Fordham Magazine on “Fictions Evangelicals Read”

Fordham Magazine has posted a profile of the research done by James Van Wyck, the exhibit he’s curated here at Drew, “Fictions Evangelicals Read,” and the opening program for the reception which was held in the Methodist Library in November. http://news.fordham.edu/arts-and-culture/the-story-behind-it-all-scholar-traces-evangelical-anti-intellectualism-to-19th-century-reading-habits/

Reading Room Renovation in Methodist Library

Drew University Library is excited to announce that renovation of the Wilson Reading Room in the United Methodist Archives and History Center will begin December 19, 2014. The renovation will create a new look and feel for the reading room, including more comfortable chairs for researchers, electrical outlets in the tables, and preservation and security measures to help safeguard […]

Exhibit: “Fictions Evangelicals Read”

The Department of Special Collections and University Archives of the Drew University Library is delighted to announce a new exhibit, “Fictions Evangelicals Read: Perspectives on the Nineteenth-Century Evangelical Archive” curated by James M. Van Wyck and Christopher J. Anderson. The exhibit opens the evening of November 11th with a light reception and program at the […]

Conversation on Collecting, October 29

Hosted by the Friends of the Library, 4-5 pm, Pilling Room, Rose Library October 29, 2014 “Collecting Authors” Harry Keyishian Harry Keyishian, Director of Fairleigh Dickinson University Press since 1976, will discuss the process of acquiring and developing scholarly manuscripts for publication. Professor Emeritus of English at Fairleigh Dickinson University, he has written numerous journal articles […]

Out of the Vault: What They Wrote, Oct. 7.

On Tuesday, October 7 at 7:00 p.m., visit the United Methodist Archives and History Center to see a rare glimpse of manuscript material by such notable figures as Albert Einstein, Susan B. Anthony, George Eliot, Julia Ward Howe, and William Wilberforce. Drew graduate student Susannah Bingham Buck will give a talk titled “What They Wrote: Historical Manuscripts.” The […]

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