Visions, the Library Newsletter, Fall 2016

Read about : The Journey of a book; University Archivist: A Keeper of History; Cool New Tools; Technology Award Winners; MISO: It’s Not Just a Soup; Student Snapshots; A Bookman’s Holiday; New to Drew; Library Projects Receive Three Grants; Professional News, and Corner Commentary from Associate Dean of Libraries Chris Anderson.

An Evening with Dr. Robert O. Fisch, April 11

On Monday, April 11 at 7:30 p.m., the Library, the Center for Holocaust/Genocide Study and the Center for Religion, Culture and Conflict will host the 2016 Karpati Lecturer Dr. Robert O. Fisch in the F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre. Tickets are $20 each and are available through the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey box office at or 973-408-5600.

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 […]

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 […]

Rare Book Exhibit: The Reformation

Students in Professor :Louis Hamilton’s Comparative Religion and History Honors Seminar, “The Reformation: Theology, Society and Devotion,” have organized an exhibition of rare books from the 15th to the 18th centuries. The students have spent the semester researching the significance of these items and the ideas they promoted. Highlights include a book from the first […]

Out of the Vault, 4/7: Drew Methodist Collection

Out of the Vault Archives Workshop The Drew Methodist Collection Tuesday, April 7, 2015 @ 7 p.m. Wilson Reading Room, United Methodist Archives and History Center Workshop Leaders: Christopher Anderson, Mary Alice Cicerale, Lucy Marks, and Lisa Miller The Methodist Collections of Drew University and the General Commission on Archives and History for The United Methodist […]

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