Skip to main content
Drexel Library Libraries Home Button Drexel Health Sciences Search Services Get Help About Drexel University

Drexel Archives

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

New exhibition: Frank H.M. Williams, Half a Century of Mathematics Education

A new exhibition, Frank H.M. Williams, Half a Century of Mathematics Education, is now on view on the Lower Level of Hagerty Library.

Historic photos appear on Candid Campus

Regular visitors to Drexel One will notice an increase in the number of black and white images on Drexel's Candid Campus.

The Foundations of our Special Collections: Anthony J. Drexel

Part two 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.

Anthony J. Drexel, the founder of the university, envisioned an institute not only for practical training, but also for a wide appreciation of art and culture.  From its inception the Institute hosted free public meetings on a wide range of topics, and included a museum of art and ancient artifacts.

The book collection donated by A.J.

Drexel Research Day participants: archive your research for fun and profit

Congratulations to all the participants in Drexel Research Day today!  Archiving your poster in iDEA (Drexel's E-Repository and Archives) is a great way to improve the visibility of your research and ensure that it is preserved permanently.  E-mail your poster (with an abstract please!) to archives@drexel.edu, and we will deposit it in iDEA, then send you a permanent URL that you can add to your C.V.

Taki the Scholar

This week we've heard many fitting tributes to President Constantine "Taki" Papadakis as leader of Drexel University.  Less has been said about Taki's work as an engineer.  His writings on hydrology, hydraulics and fluid dynamics are collected in a volume, Selected writings of Constantine N. Papadakis, available at the Drexel University Archives.  Stop by the Lower Level of Hagerty Library and take a look.

The Foundations of our Special Collections: George M. Standish

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.

Candid Campus, circa 1894

Calling all football enthusiasts!  Today's Candid Campus features a photograph of the 1894 Drexel Football team from the University Archives' collections.

Be sure to log in to Drexel One and vote for your favorite caption, or supply your own!

New Online Exhibition: Men's Basketball at Drexel

March Madness may be over, but it is always basketball season at the Drexel University Archives.  Check out out new online exhibition, Men's Basketball at Drexel.

Created by Stanley Alston, Archives volunteer and iSchool alumnus, the exhibition traces the history of hoops at Drexel's through photos, newspaper clippings, programs and other materials.

[caption id="attachment_160" align="alignnone" width="222" caption="Basketball program, 1971-72"]

New Online Exhibition: History of Drexel and Powelton Village

If you are interested in Philadelphia's history, particularly the recent history of our neighborhood here at Drexel, you will enjoy the Archives' new online exhibition, The History of Drexel and Powelton Village. Created by David Kruidenier, Archives intern and iSchool graduate student, the exhibition traces Drexel's growth into the residential neighborhood of Powelton and the conflicts that resulted.  The exhibition draws on the

Copyright © 2014 Drexel University  |   Privacy Policy

Powered by Drupal Druplicon icon