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Historical photographs and other interesting documents from the Archives' collections, as well as information about the Archives.

Happy End of the Term to All!

University Day, February 27, 1970University Day, February 27, 1970

This photograph seemed to appropriately depict the way I suspect many feel upon the completion of a term.  Joy, elation, relief, and a sublime sense of accomplish

OPEN HOUSE: College of Medicine Archives & Special Collections

*Open House*
*College of Medicine Archives & Special Collections*
*Wednesday December 2, 4-6pm*
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Rare Books on Display

On Wednesday afternoon a new exhibition went up in our display cases on the lower level of Hagerty Library and the Archives held an opening reception in honor of the new display. The exhibition titled:

It’s (Not) Always On-Line: Reference Materials from the Rare Books Collection.

Highlights reference books from the Rare Book Collection.  The materials on display demonstrate the usefulness of printed books. While you may think all information is available online, it isn't necessarily the case.

The reception was lots of fun, it was great to see all who came out.

Collections in process, finding aids coming soon!

In the next few weeks, three of the Archives' largest unprocessed collections will have new finding aids* online.  Two iSchool graduate students, Laurie Rizzo and Eric Rosenzweig, are processing three of our collections: Evening College records, College of Engineering records, and Library recordsAs mentioned in this space earlier this year

November 18, 2009 exhibition reception at Hagerty

Mark your calendars!  The University Archives will host an opening reception for the new exhibition, It's [Not] Always Online. Curated by Estelle Markel-Joyet, Archives intern and iSchool student, the exhibition focuses on reference books of the last 500 years.  The reception runs from 4-6 p.m. on the Lower Level of Hagerty Library, 33rd and Market Streets.

Veterans' Day exhibition now on display in the Main Building

Next time you're in Main, be sure to step up to the third floor to see the University Archives' newest exhibition,  Scholars who Served: a History of Drexel's Veterans.

University Archives closing early today, October 23

The University Archives will close at 2:00 today, Friday, October 23, due to an unfortunate combination of illness and staff training.

We apologize for the inconvenience and hope to see you next week!  Keep studying, students!

Secretarial school, accounting class, no dateSecretarial school, accounting class, no date

Drexel alumna to speak about graphic novels tonight at 5:00

iSchool alumna Martha Cornog, MA, MS, and Timothy Perper, PhD, editors of Graphic Novels Beyond the Basics:  Insights and Issues for Libraries, will discuss graphic novels tonight at 5:00 at Hagerty Library.  The event is presented by SCALA,  Drexel University's Student Chapter of the ALA.

University Archives closing early today, October 15

The University Archives will close at 3:45 today, Thursday, October 15, so that staff can attend a meeting.

We apologize for the inconvenience and hope to see you Friday!

Drexel hosts Philly's first National Coming Out Day, 1988

The first National Coming Out Day was organized by the Human Rights Campaign on October 11, 1988.

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