Part one of a three part series
The core of Drexel University Libraries Special Collections consists of a several gifts of rare books donated to the Drexel Institute by Anthony J. Drexel, George W. Childs and George M. Standish.
If you like your humor historical and your pranks in print, then check out our online exhibition, Acute Angles: A Survey of Satire in the Triangle.
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A student seeking an elevation of the Newman Center was the winner of the coveted "first walk-in reference question of the term" contest. His prize? A free jpeg of the photograph of his choice, conveniently e-mai
We were saddened to learn of the death on Monday of Eddie Burke, men's basketball coach at Drexel from 1977-1991. Coach Burke's teams won 205 games in his 14 seasons, including the win over Hofstra in the 1986 East Coast Conference championship game. That victory earned the team its first NCAA tournament appearance.
March 3 is the Feast of St. Katharine Drexel, niece of Anthony J.
Today is the 25th birthday of the Apple MacIntosh. Drexel students were among the first users of the little machine that revolutionized personal computing back in January 1984. Drexel was the first university to require its students to own and operate a personal computer, a story told in Professor D.B. Jones's film Going National, available at the University Archives.
Meara Lebovitz of Drexel Hillel recently visited the University Archives to research the history of Jewish students at Drexel.
by Holly Frisbee
The records of the Department of Performing Arts have been processed and are ready for research use.
This collection consists of photos and administrative documents from the