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Hahnemann Library to Host the Joe Bonham Project

In late October, Hahnemann Library will showcase illustrations from the Joe Bonham Project, a series of portraits of wounded US servicemen created at military hospitals around the country. The Joe Bonham Project represents efforts of wartime illustrators to document the struggles of U.S. service personal undergoing rehabilitation after traumatic front-line injuries.

The Project will be on display Tuesday, October 29th through Tuesday, November 12th and an opening event will be held in late October.

New exhibition: A Legacy of Art, Science & Industry

Letters, photographs and objects from the collections of the University Archives are on display now through the end of May in the Leonard Pearlstein Gallery (3401 Filbert St).  The exhibition, A Legacy of Art, Science & Industry: Highlights from the Collections of Drexel University, brings together for the first time under one roof the art and historical treasures of Drexel's many special collections.

Silent Spring Exhibit at W.W. Hagerty library

Next time you are in the W.W. Hagerty Library, be sure to check out the Silent Spring exhibit case on the the first floor near the elevators.

"When Ye Hard Work is Done"

Sarah Daub, working with Matt Herbison (an archivist at DUCOM's Legacy Center), has just mounted a new exhibit in the second floor lobby area at Hahnemann Library, immediately outside of the library doors.  The exhibition, entitled "'When Ye Hard Work is Done': Student Life at Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania and Hahnemann University 1850-1962," draws on photographs and objects from DUCOM's Legacy Center (Archives) to provide a sense of student life in the early years of these two institutions that would eventually become Drexel University College of Medicine (DUCOM).  The title "When Y

Archives Reception

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.

It's National Library Week

Of course we're psyched.

This years honorary chair of National Library Week is none other than the prolific author Neil Gaiman, so we're celebrating with the highlights from our graphic novel display.

Swing by the display table in Hagerty's atrium area, browse the books and DVDs, and

Now on Exhibit: Your Artwork

Last week, Drexel Libraries invited you to stop by Hagerty and make art books about dragons. We had a great turnout, and now those books are on display, along with some of the books from the library stacks that inspired your creations.

Local Geology and Fossil Exhibit

Come see the library’s new exhibit showcasing the geology of Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The Pennsylvania display contains geological samples and fossils donated by Dr. Leonard Finegold of the Physics department and Phillip Getty, a local Geological Society member. It is housed in a display case near the stairs on the first floor of W.W.

Local Geology and Fossil Exhibit

Come see the library’s new exhibit showcasing the geology of Pennsylvania and New Jersey.   The Pennsylvania display contains geological samples and fossils donated by Dr. Leonard Finegold of the Physics department and Phillip Getty, a local Geological Society member.  It is housed in a display case near the stairs on the first floor of W.W.

Referencing the Past

We love electronic reference works (and we know you do too), but sometimes the only thing that will do is a book. Reference books have a very long history; learn all about it in a new exhibit from Drexel's Rare Books Collection displaying historic texts, including the Lexicon of Sextus Pompeius Festus, circa 1622.

Come celebrate our latest exhibit this Wednesday, November 18th from 4-6p.m.

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