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Rathaus, Karol, 1895-1954


Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:


 Series — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents The series includes letters, drafts of letters, telegrams, postcards, and emails to and from individuals, music publishers, organizations, and academic institutions. The Correspondence series comprises approximately 50% of the collection. The academic correspondence contains several letters to and from Queens College music faculty. This series contains evidence of his dedication to his work as educator and composer. Please see “Related Names” for a more complete list of...
Dates: 1933 - 2013

Karol Rathaus Papers

Identifier: SCA-0044
Abstract Karol Rathaus established himself as an exceptional compositional talent in European musical circles before immigrating to the United States in 1938. In 1940, he became the first composition professor in the music department of Queens College, a position he held until his untimely death in 1954. His papers include correspondence, manuscripts, sketches, printed materials, performance programs, press clippings, and audio recordings in various formats. Also included are papers related to...
Dates: 1929-1984; Majority of material found within 1938 - 1954

Paul Klapper Papers

Identifier: SCA-0054

The Paul Klapper Collection contains the correspondence, administrative files, certificates and awards, photographs, public speeches, programs, newspaper clippings, a doctoral hood, and his personal book collection of the first President of Queens College. The bulk of the collection covers 1937-1948, from the founding of the school until Klapper's retirement.

Dates: 1895-1985; Majority of material found within 1937 - 1948

Personnel Files, 1946 - 2008

 Series — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This series is comprised of personnel files on faculty in the school of music. These files include private, internal documents such as teaching evaluations and appointment letters. Also included are examples of faculty work, including publications authored by faculty or articles written about faculty work by outside sources. Personnel included as follows: Berkowitz, Sol (1946-2007); Brings, Allen (1963-2002); Brofsky, Howard (1967-1985); Burkhardt, Charles (1957-2000);...
Dates: 1946 - 2008

Queens College Papers, 1949 - 1992

 Series — Box: 13
Scope and Contents

The Queens College Papers series detail the 68 year tenure that Alexander Kouguell had with Queens College. Beginning in September 1949, he became a professor of the Queens College Music School, later considered the Aaron Copeland School of Music as of 1981. His papers include programs of Queens College faculty concerts, and syllabi.

Dates: 1949 - 1992

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