Capturing the Stories of Our Alumni: Question and Answer with University Archivist, Rob Sieczkiewicz
By: Jenny James Lee
Capturing and preserving its own history is essential to any organization's survival; at Drexel such is the responsibility of Rob Sieczkiewicz, our University Archivist. His team of three staff collects, catalogs and makes available the original materials that tell Drexel’s story – and those collections are growing.
During Winter Break, Drexel University Libraries locations will be closed on the following days:
- W. W.
View the November issue online.
- Partnership between Libraries and Drexel Smart House helps students develop information Literacy Skills.
- Succeeding at Group Work, with help from the Libraries
“Dragon’s Salute to Service”
July 7 - August 1, 2011
Visit the James E. Marks Intercultural Center Exhibition Gallery this July for a special exhibit: “Art & Artifacts.”
This exhibit features “Freedom’s On Me,” the work of renowned multimedia illustrator and U.S.
We’re just bursting with pride over Drexel’s new partnership with the Academy of Natural Sciences.
To show our school spirit, we’re putting on a show—or rather an exhibit—of rare natural history books from Drexel Archive’s special collections.
The exhibit was put together by Archives volunteer and iSchool grad student Phoebe Kowalewski.
Drexel University Archives welcomes everyone to campus with an exhibit called “Greetings on Thee, Little Guys: A History of Freshmen at Drexel”
Stop by Hagerty's atrium and wax nostalgic with a peek at photographs and artifacts reflecting the history of freshman life at Drexel.
The opening reception for this exhibit is today, from 4 to 6p.m. in the Hagerty atrium.
Come for the refreshments, stay for the history.
This Wednesday, June 30th, the Drexel University Archives will celebrate the opening of its latest exhibit, "The Rebels, the Russian and the Railroad: The Life and Times of Frank Thomson."
Through Thomson's own words, documents, and photographs, the exhibit will tell the story of the sixth president of the Pennsylvania Railroad. It will feature correspondence regarding the Civil War and the United States Military Railroads, ephemera from the Grand Duke's tour, photographs and other materials from Thomson's career with the Pennsylvania Railroad. The exhibition can be seen at Drexel's W.W.
Did you know that today is the birthday of George W. Childs? Childs was one of Anthony Drexel's great friends and an important founder of our fair university. And he was born on this date in 1829.
Drexel Archives is throwing George Childs a birthday party this afternoon from 4 to 6pm. Drop by Hagerty's lower level, have some birthday cake, and browse the highlights from Childs collection.