Anne Sexton at Drew

by Jesse D. Mann, Theological Librarian This article originally appeared in Visions, the Library Newsletter, Spring 2015. As readers of Visions know, in the spring of 2014, Drew acquired the personal library of Pulitzer-prize winning poet Maxine Kumin.[1] Not surprisingly, this library includes numerous works by Kumin’s longtime friend and fellow poet, Anne Sexton. Like […]

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 […]

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