Bell Scholar Award Competition Entries Wanted

The Drew University Library is now accepting applications for the 2017-2018 Florence Ellen Bell Scholar Award. The Award provides up to $2,500 for expenses relating to academic research at the United Methodist Archives and History Center at Drew University in Madison, NJ, USA. Two Awards are given each year and scholars of all nationalities are […]

Drew Librarians Go to ATLA

Thursday December 17, 2015—It was a soggy day in New York City, as a group of intrepid librarians dodged puddles and tourists taking pictures of the Macy’s window displays. The group walked quickly to catch the train to New Jersey, after the New York Area Theological Library Association (NYATLA) December meeting at the Reformed Church Seminary in midtown Manhattan. […]

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 […]

Out of the Vault, Dec.1: LGBT Collections of the Methodist Center

The LGBT Collections of the United Methodist Archives and History Center at Drew Tuesday, December 1 @ 4 p.m. Speakers: Mark Shenise, Associate Archivist, General Commission on Archives and History, and Chris Anderson, Head of Special Collections, Archives and Methodist Librarian, Drew Location: Wilson Reading Room, United Methodist Archives and History Center The United Methodist Archives […]

Showcase of Appenzeller Materials

Tuesday, October 13, 2015, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Wilson Reading Room, United Methodist Archives & History Center Marking the 130th anniversary of Henry and Ella Appenzeller’s mission to Korea, this year’s Tipple-Vosburgh lecture series celebrates the deep significance of their work as Methodist missionaries. Held on October 13th and 14th, the series will explore historical aspects […]

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 […]

Out of the Vault: Evangelical Fictions, Sept. 8

Evangelical Fiction and the Evangelical Life of the Mind  Tuesday, September 8th @ 4 p.m. Speaker: James Van Wyck, Ph.D. Candidate, Fordham University Location: Wilson Reading Room, United Methodist Archives and History Center The Libraries of Drew University house one of the finest (and most diverse) collections of nineteenth century religious fiction. At this workshop we’ll investigate […]

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