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New exhibition: A Legacy of Art, Science & Industry

Submitted by Rob Sieczkiewicz on April 19, 2013 - 4:50PM

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).

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Maya: Then, Now, and the All That Is All

Submitted by Rob Sieczkiewicz on June 6, 2012 - 9:00AM

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Between the Fog and the Desert: What the Gargoyle Sees Isn't Pretty

Submitted by Rob Sieczkiewicz on May 31, 2012 - 9:00AM

To mark the Libraries' current exhibition, Inventing the Page: Student Literary Magazines at Drexel, the Archives' blog is featuring a series of essays about past literary magazines by Drexel alumna and Archives volunteer, Martha Cornog. The exhibition runs until June 11, 2012, on the first floor of W.W. Hagerty Library.

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All's Unfair in Love and War: The Roaring Twenties, the Depression, and World War II in Drexerd

Submitted by Rob Sieczkiewicz on April 23, 2012 - 12:00PM

To mark the Libraries' current exhibition, Inventing the Page: Student Literary Magazines at Drexel, the Archives' blog continues its series of essays about past literary magazines by Drexel alumna and Archives volunteer, Martha Cornog. Inventing the Page is on display at W. W. Hagerty Library until June 11.

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Echo of Things to Come: Drexel's First Literary Magazine

Submitted by Martha Kirby on April 16, 2012 - 9:00AM

To mark the Libraries' new exhibition, Inventing the Page: Student Literary Magazines at Drexel, the Archives' blog will feature a series of essays about past literary magazines by Drexel alumna and Archives volunteer, Martha Cornog. The new exhibition opens Wednesday, April 18, with a reception from 5-7 p.m. at Hagerty Library.

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When It Rains, It Pours: Game Ball and Dinks

Submitted by Rob Sieczkiewicz on February 23, 2012 - 11:20AM

Ever since learning about the dink while working on our Fall 2010 exhibition, 'Greetings on Thee, Little Guys: A History of Freshmen at Drexel,' Archives staff have wished for one of these blue and gold beanies to add to the Archives' collections. That wish has finally come true. 

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Coffee and conversation about computing

Submitted by Rob Sieczkiewicz on October 19, 2011 - 10:30AM

Last night, Drexel faculty, students and staff gathered at Hagerty Library to mark the opening of the University Archives' newest exhibition, Access Everywhere: Computing at Drexel, 1984 - present.

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Historical display marks National Hazing Prevention Week

Submitted by Rob Sieczkiewicz on September 27, 2011 - 9:00AM

To lend some historical perspective to National Hazing Prevention Week, photographs and documents from the Drexel University Archives are on display at the Creese Student Center until Friday, September 30. The items demonstrate changing socialization rituals at Drexel and are drawn from our fall 2010 exhibition, 'Greetings on Thee Little Guys: A History of Freshman at Drexel.'

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Exhibit and discussion: Researching Diversity at Drexel

Submitted by Rebecca Goldman on August 15, 2011 - 1:29PM

Our latest exhibition, 'Researching Diversity at Drexel,' opened August 10. This week we'll be hosting an opening reception with coffee and conversation about researching and documenting diversity.

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Congratulations Graduates

Submitted by Rob Sieczkiewicz on June 10, 2011 - 9:00AM

Drexel's two-day commencement begins today.

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A Taste of Things to Come: Computing at Drexel, 1946-1984

Submitted by Rob Sieczkiewicz on May 11, 2011 - 12:00PM

To mark the opening of the Archives' newest exhibition, 'Access for Everyone: Computing at Drexel, 1946 - 1984,' Archives volunteer Martha Cornog explores one dimension of that history.

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Save the date: May 11 exhibition opening reception

Submitted by Rob Sieczkiewicz on May 4, 2011 - 1:20PM

Please join us for a reception to celebrate the opening of our newest exhibition, 'Access for Everyone: Computing at Drexel, 1946 - 1984' on Wednesday, May 11th from 4 to 6 PM in W. W. Hagerty Library.

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New exhibition opens tomorrow: 'Greetings on Thee, Little Guys: A History of Freshmen at Drexel'

Submitted by Rob Sieczkiewicz on September 21, 2010 - 11:02AM

Intrigued by those mysterious, covered display cases on the first floor of Hagerty Library? Tomorrow at 4 p.m., all will be revealed.

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Brigadier General Herman Haupt

Submitted by Laurie Rizzo on June 24, 2010 - 9:15AM

As the 1862 Railroad Act placed the railroad and telegraph lines under government jurisdiction, civilian railroad experts were given military status. One such man was Herman Haupt (1817-1863), a native of Philadelphia and civil engineer well-known for his genius.

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A Reception for a New Exhibition!

Submitted by Laurie Rizzo on January 25, 2010 - 6:36PM

'A Manner Worthy of their Importance': Drexel's Standish Collection of Rare Books Reception to be held on Wednesday January 27th from 4 to 6 p.m on the lower level of Hagerty Library

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November 18, 2009 exhibition reception at Hagerty

Submitted by Rob Sieczkiewicz on November 10, 2009 - 8:00AM

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.

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Veterans' Day exhibition now on display in the Main Building

Submitted by Rob Sieczkiewicz on November 9, 2009 - 9:00AM

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.

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Banned Books Exhibition Reception Tomorrow!

Submitted by Laurie Rizzo on September 29, 2009 - 11:00AM

This week is Banned Books Week! A new exhibition titled Banned Books, Banished Writers and Historic Bonfires: Tales from the Rare Book Collection  is currently on display on the lower level of Hagerty Library.

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Today's Presidential Spotlight: Constantine Papadakis

Submitted by Laurie Rizzo on September 23, 2009 - 9:00AM

Friday will be the last day for the exhibition The Past Personified: a Presidential History of Drexel. Come downstairs in Hagerty and check it out.

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Presidential Exhibition Reception Tomorrow!

Submitted by Laurie Rizzo on September 22, 2009 - 9:00AM

Join us tomorrow, September 23rd, for a reception for the exhibition 'The Past Personified: a Presidential History of Drexel', curated by Shaun Kirtpartrick. This exhibit highlights some of the many images and items the Drexel Archives holds from the terms of the university's past leaders. The reception will be held in W.W. Hagerty Library (33rd and Market Streets) on the lower level of Hagerty Library. It is open to all and includes complimentary homemade refreshments.

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Today's Presidential Spotlight: Richard Breslin

Submitted by Laurie Rizzo on September 18, 2009 - 9:00AM

Richard David Breslin (b. 1937/38) served as president of Drexel University from Sept. 1, 1988, until 1994, including its centennial year of 1991. ~Shaun Kirkpatrick [caption id='attachment_436' align='alignnone' width='300' caption='Richard Breslin']Richard Breslin[/caption] The Past Personified: a Presidential History of Drexel, a exhibition of notable documents and photographs are on display downstairs in Hagerty. Join us for a reception for this exhibition on Wednesday September 23rd from 4 to 6 p.m in W.W. Hagerty Library (33rd and Market Streets) on the lower. It is open to all and includes complimentary homemade refreshments.

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Closing President's Exhibition Reception is Six Days Away!

Submitted by Laurie Rizzo on September 17, 2009 - 9:00AM

The reception for the exhibition, 'The Past Personified: a Presidential History of Drexel,' currently on display in the W.W. Hagerty Library (33rd and Market Streets). The reception will be on Wednesday, September 23, 2009, from 4 to 6 p.m. on the lower level of Hagerty Library. It is open to all and includes complimentary homemade refreshments.

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Today's Presidential Spotlight: William Gaither

Submitted by Laurie Rizzo on September 16, 2009 - 9:00AM

William S. Gaither (b. 1932) served as the president of Drexel University from May 1984 through his resignation on Oct. 21, 1987, a period of difficulty but also of Drexel growth as a research university and as a residential campus. ~Shaun Kirkpatrick [caption id='attachment_433' align='alignnone' width='219' caption='William Gaither']Wlliam Gaither[/caption] The Past Personified: a Presidential History of Drexel is on display on the lower level in Hagerty. Join us for a reception for this exhibition on Wednesday September 23rd from 4 to 6 p.m in W.W. Hagerty Library (33rd and Market Streets) on the lower. It is open to all and includes complimentary homemade refreshments.

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Today's Presidential Spotlight: William Hagerty

Submitted by Laurie Rizzo on September 14, 2009 - 9:00AM

William Walsh Hagerty (1916-1986) served as president of Drexel from September 1, 1963, to his retirement in 1984 -- at nearly 21 years, Drexel's longest presidency. Like his predecessor James Creese, Hagerty also oversaw a long period of expansion for Drexel; most notably, the school's transformation from an institute of technology into Drexel University in 1970. ~Shaun Kirkpatrick [caption id='attachment_430' align='alignnone' width='300' caption='William Hagerty, 1983']William Hagerty, 1983[/caption] Come and learn more about Drexel's Presidents through an exhibition The Past Personified: a Presidential History of Drexel, on display in the lower level of Hagerty. Join us for a reception for this exhibition on Wednesday September 23rd from 4 to 6 p.m in W.W. Hagerty Library (33rd and Market Streets) on the lower. It is open to all and includes complimentary homemade refreshments.

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Today's Presidential Spotlight: James Creese

Submitted by Laurie Rizzo on September 10, 2009 - 9:00AM

James Creese (1896-1966) presided over the Drexel Institute of Technology from December 1945 to September 1963 -- Drexel's second-longest serving president.

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Banned Books Exhibition Reception in three weeks

Submitted by Laurie Rizzo on September 9, 2009 - 9:00AM

Please make plans to attend a Reception for the exhibition 'Banned Books, Banished Writers and Historic Bonfires: Tales from the Rare Book Collection.' on Wednesday September 30th from 4 to 6 p.m on the lower level of Hagerty Library.

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Today's Presidential Spotlight: George Rea

Submitted by Laurie Rizzo on September 8, 2009 - 9:00AM

George Peters Rea (1894-1978) presided over Drexel Institute of Technology from August 1, 1942, to August 31, 1944, during the worst years of World War II. Robert C. Disque (1883-1968) served as the most frequent temporary head of Drexel Institute of Technology, as the chair of interim administrative committees after the deaths of Kenneth Matheson in 1931 and Parke Kolbe in 1942, and as interim president after the resignation of George Rea in 1944. ~Shaun Kirkpatrick [caption id='attachment_423' align='alignnone' width='227' caption='George Rea']George Rea[/caption] The Past Personified: a Presidential History of Drexel, can be seen on display in the lower level of Hagerty. Join us for a reception for this exhibition on Wednesday September 23rd from 4 to 6 p.m in W.W. Hagerty Library (33rd and Market Streets) on the lower. It is open to all and includes complimentary homemade refreshments.

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Today's Presidential Spotlight: Parke Kolbe

Submitted by Laurie Rizzo on September 3, 2009 - 9:00AM

Doctor Parke Rexford Kolbe (1881-1942) served as president of Drexel Institute from 1932 until his death in February 1942, guiding the school through the Great Depression and the start of World War II.

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Reception for the Presidential Exhibition in Three Weeks!

Submitted by Laurie Rizzo on September 2, 2009 - 9:00AM

Please make plans to attend a reception for the exhibition 'The Past Personified: a Presidential History of Drexel,' currently on display in the W.W. Hagerty Library (33rd and Market Streets).

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Upcoming Events at the Archives!

Submitted by Laurie Rizzo on September 1, 2009 - 9:00AM

Mark your calendars! As always there is a lot going on at the Archives. Drexel University Archives will be hosting several events at the end of September.

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