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Bibliography of Drexel History

General Drexel University History

The Centennial Video. Philadelphia: Drexel University, 1991. Videorecording.

Creese, James. A.J. Drexel and His Industrial University. New York: Newcomen Society of England, 1949. [Locate this item]

Going National: The Drexel Microcomputing Project. Philadelphia: Drexel University, 1985. Videorecording. [Locate this item]

Kotzin, Miriam N. A History of Drexel University: 1941-1963. Philadelphia: Drexel University, 1983. [Locate this item]

McDonald, Edward, and Edward M. Hinton. Drexel Institute of Technology, 1891-1941. Philadelphia: Drexel Institute, 1942. [Locate this item]

Papadakis, Constantine. 'A University with a Difference: The Unique Vision of Anthony J. Drexel.' Address delivered to the Newcomen Society of the United States, Philadelphia, Pa., December 6, 2001. [Electronic resource]

Paul, David A. When the Pot Boils: The Decline and Turnaround of Drexel University. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2008. [Locate this item]

Academics

Flood, Barbara. 'Drexel's Information Science M.S. Degree Program, 1963-1971: An Insider's Recollections.' Journal of the American Society for Information Science 51, no. 12 (2000): 1137-1148.

Garrison, Guy. 'A Century of Library Education at DrexelUniversity: Vignettes of Growth and Change (1992).' Unpublished manuscript, FacultyAuthor Collection, Drexel University Archives. [PDF]

Garrison, Guy. 'Alice B. Kroeger and the Origins of the College of Information Studies (1988).' Unpublished manuscript, Faculty Author Collection. Drexel University Archives.

Janick, Stephen. 'Pearlstein Center Inspires a Look at College of Business' Long History.' Library News 3, no. 7 (July 2002). [PDF]

Montgomery, George. 'Establishing Drexel's Evening College: A Tribute to Kenneth W. Riddle (1963).' Unpublished manuscript, Faculty Author Collection. Drexel University Archives.

Nehlig, Mary E. 'The History and Development of the Drexel Institute Library School, 1892-1914.' Master's thesis, Drexel Institute of Technology, 1952.

Athletics

'Football at Drexel.' Unpublished manuscript, Football Records. Drexel University Archives.

Janick, Stephen. 'The Origins of the Drexel Dragon.' Library News 1, no. 8 (November 2000). [PDF]

Thayer, William. Drexel Lacrosse: A History of the Heart. Philadelphia, Drexel University, 2004. [Electronic edition]

Faculty and Students

Janick, Stephen. 'Drexel's 'Illustrious' Beginning -- The Contributions of Howard Pyle.' Library News 1, no. 2 (April 2000). [PDF]

Janick, Stephen. 'N. Joseph Woodland -- Inventor of Bar Code and Drexel Grad.' Library News 1, no. 3 (May 2000). [PDF]

Martin, Kevin. 'Booker T. Washington, Sidney Pittman, and theDrexel Institute.' Unpublished manuscript, Drexel University Archives (2005).[PDF]

Architecture

Thomas, George E. Drexel University: An Architectural History of the Main Building, 1891-1991. Philadelphia: Drexel University Office of University Relations and Department of Architecture, 1991. [Electronic edition]

Drexel Family

Baldwin, Lou. Saint Katharine Drexel: Apostle to the Oppressed. Philadelphia: Catholic Standard & Times, 2000.

Biddle, Anthony Joseph. Poland and the Coming of the Second World War: The Diplomatic Papers of A.J. Drexel Biddle, Jr., United States Ambassador to Poland,1937-1939 . Edited with an introduction by Philip V. Cannistraro, Edward D. Wynot, Jr., and Theodore P. Kovaleff. Columbus: Ohio State University, 1976.

Biddle, Cordelia Drexel. My Philadelphia Father. New York: Doubleday, 1955.

Creese, James. A.J. Drexel and His Industrial University. New York: Newcomen Society of England, 1949.

Dolores, Sister M. The Francis A. Drexel Family. Cornwells Heights, Pa.: Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament, 1939.

Drexel & Company. A New Home for an Old House. Philadelphia: Drexel & Company, 1927.

Drexel Family Collection. Drexel University Archives.

Drexel, Francis Martin. 'Journal of Trip to South America, 1826-1830.' Unpublished manuscript, Drexel Family Collection. Drexel University Archives.

Drexel, Francis Martin. 'Life and Travels of Francis M. Drexel.' Unpublished typescript, Drexel Family Collection. Drexel University Archives.

The Drexel Heritage: A Family and a University. Philadelphia: Drexel University, 1975.

'Frances Martin Drexel and Philadelphia Leadership in International Finance.' The Girard Letter 14, no. 1 (December 1933).

Hopkinson, Edward. Drexel & Co.: Over a Century of History. New York: Newcomen Society of North America, 1952.

Rottenberg, Dan. The Man who Made Wall Street: Anthony J. Drexel and the Rise of Modern Finance. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2001.

Paul, Anthony J. Drexel. 'The Alcedo.' Unpublished typescript, Drexel Family Collection. Drexel University Archives.

Penrose, Boies. 'The Early Life of F.M. Drexel, 1792-1837: The Peregrinations of a Philadelphia Painter-Banker,' The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography 60 (October 1936).

Train, Frances Cheston. In Those Days: Tales Of A Happy Childhood 1926-1940. New York, 2006.

Wilson, Craig. The du Pont-Drexel Legacy. Philadelphia: Drexel University, 1986.

Note: Any of the material listed above that cannot be found in Drexel's online catalog is in the Drexel Family Collection, Drexel University Archives.

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