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Veterans Exhibit

The Drake University Archives honors veterans in a special display of photographs, memorabilia, and articles to commemorate Veteran’s Day, November 11th.   From Drake’s President Martin, to former alumni and faculty, the exhibit shares how members of the Drake family have served our country.  The display is located on the second floor of Cowles Library, just [...] Read More...

Divinity School Historical Archive now available!

The University Archives announces it’s latest collection of materials from the Drake University Divinity School (a.k.a. Bible College).  An extensive, detailed, item-level finding aid is now available to researchers at: http://cowles-archon.drake.edu/?p=collections/controlcard&id=369

The University Archives hours

This week, The Drake University Archives facility will close on Thursday (October 13) at 1:45 pm, and be closed all day Friday (October 14).

A Tribute to Mr. Drake

During this academic year, the University Archives is honoring Drake sports historian and alumnus (’39), Paul Morrison in a special main floor display.  The exhibit can be viewed anytime Cowles Library is open, and is full of articles, quotes, and memorabilia.   Come learn more about Drake’s treasured 99-year-old, “No.1 fan”!

Drake Presidential Inaugurations exhibit now at Cowles

The University Archives  honors the installation of Earl F. Martin as Drake’s 13th President with a special exhibit: Drake Presidential History, Inaugurations 1881-2016.   Created by Archives Assistant and Drake senior, Cecilia Panella, the exhibit is in Cowles Library ’s Collier Room (2nd floor).   Along with reproductions, the exhibit also includes original documents and historical photographs.  The President’s mace and medallion [...] Read More...

Grebner presents on Congressional Archives

On March 5, Assistant Professor Hope Grebner presented on a panel at the Mid-America American Studies Association (MAASA) 2016 Conference at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas.  The presentation was entitled, “Windows/Mirrors, Yesterday/Today:  Why You Should Visit Your Local Congressional Archive,” and focused on how modern congressional collections are a mirror into which we [...] Read More...

Library Open House sessions – 7 March

Everyone at Drake is invited to attend one or more thirty-minute sessions designed to give you a brief overview of some of the many new resources and initiatives at Cowles Library! Refreshments will be served! No RSVP necessary; there are three sessions, which are each given two times, so come to whichever suits your interests [...] Read More...
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