Out of the Vault.

 

Out of the Vault: Spring 2019

Out of the Vault

The Out of the Vault series is sponsored by the Department of Special Collections and University Archives of the Drew University Library. Each interactive session introduces participants to a particular collection or set of materials while providing opportunities for engagement with the materials. The sessions take place in the Wilson Reading Room of the United Methodist Archives and History Center and are free and open to the Drew community and general public. For additional information please email speccol@drew.edu or call 973-408-3590.

Spring 2019

Valentines and Adoration in the Archives

United Methodist Archives and History Center
Hosted by Drew Library staff, this event showcases letters and documents of love, adoration, and affection from Abelard and Heloise to present day. The event will include a brief history of the valentine and discussion of its popularity.

Spring 2019

Folklore and Superstition in the Archives

United Methodist Archives and History Center
Did you know the Drew University Special Collections houses a collection of books on witchcraft? Books concerning folklore, superstition, and magic are shelved throughout the collections including prayers to ward off the plague, a book owned by a cannibalistic witch doctor, and a book of ancient charms. Come and see what these mysterious volumes have to offer!


Spring 2019

DC VERSUS MARVEL!

United Methodist Archives and History Center
Come explore one of the greatest rivalries in comic book history: DC vs. Marvel! This tumultuous competition goes back 80 years, and has played itself out in the pages of comics and graphic novels. Fans of both publishers will find lots to fight over at this event! On display will be new donations of comic books accompanied by a discussion of comic adaptations and an exploration of the worlds of Marvel and DC!!