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QC2. Faculty Papers

 Collecting Area
Identifier: QC2
Special Collections and Archives collects papers of faculty who demonstrate exceptional scholarly, teaching, and service activities. SCA also documents faculty involvement in civil rights and social justice movements.

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Alexander Kouguell Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SCA-0097

The Alexander Kouguell Papers chronicle Alexander Kouguell's (1920-2022) personal life, career, and 68-year tenure at Queens College. The collection contains personal, performance, and academic records as well as photographic, audio, and music manuscripts. A noted cellist, Kouguell's papers detail his career as a performer, an educator, and provide researchers cultural snapshots of the greater New York area's orchestral scene throughout the 20th century.

Dates: circa 1930s to 2010s

Andrew Greller Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SCA-0061

This collection documents the work of Dr. Andrew Greller, Professor Emeritus of Biology at Queens College, and most notably his contributions to local land conservation efforts. Materials include photographs, negatives, slides, newspaper clippings, correspondence, professional papers, awards and scrapbooks.

Dates: 1962 - 2002

Banesh Hoffmann Papers

Identifier: SCA-0028

The Banesh Hoffmann Collection contains selected papers, published works, and recordings of this accomplished scientist and Queens College professor. Dr. Hoffmann is best known for his collaboration with Albert Einstein on the general theory of relativity and for his opposition to standardized testing.

Dates: 1921-1990

Bette Weidman Oral History Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SCA-0018

This collection contains physical and digital items related to several oral history projects and courses conducted by Dr. Bette Weidman, professor of English at Queens College, between 1980 and 2012.

Dates: 1980-2014

Dean Savage Papers

Identifier: SCA-0033

The Dean Savage Papers documents civil rights initiatives by northern student volunteers under the auspices of the Summer Community Organization and Political Education (SCOPE) Project during the summer of 1965. This collection primarily consists of color photographs taken in Orangeburg County, South Carolina and Atlanta, Georgia. Also included are newspaper articles, pamphlets, and photocopied transcripts of speeches given at orientation in Atlanta, Georgia.

Dates: 1965-2011; Majority of material found in 1965 - 1965

Forbes Hill Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SCA-0037

The Forbes Hill Collection contains printed materials, news clippings, and correspondence related to the life of Forbes Hill, a political activist and academic who taught at Queens College from 1964-2008.

Dates: 1914-2008, bulk 1946-1964

Hortense Powdermaker Papers

Identifier: SCA-0038
Abstract Hortense Powdermaker (1896-1970) was a noted anthropologist, writer, and educator. She was a Professor of Anthropology at Queens College from 1937 to 1968. The collection comprises materials related to her research and field work in Lesu (New Ireland, Papua New Guinea) in the late 1920s, in Indianola, Mississippi in the early 1930s, and in Luanshya, Zambia in the early 1950s, and includes field notes, interviews, survey results, correspondence, and unpublished manuscripts of writings. The...
Dates: circa 1929-1966

Hratch Zadoian Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SCA-0039

This collection consists of items donated by Hratch Zadoian, professor of political science and retired administrator at Queens College, relating to various projects he was involved with between 1983 and 2011. The collection includes photos; news clippings; printed booklets and programs; videotapes; and other miscellanea. Some of the items have been digitized.

Dates: 1983-2011

Joel Mandelbaum Manuscripts and Printed Music

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SCA-0099

The Joel Mandelbaum Manuscripts and Printed Music collection contains numerous printed and handwritten scores and manuscripts created by Joel Mandelbaum. Dr. Mandelbaum joined the Queens College faculty in 1961, serving as a professor of music for the Queens College Department of Music (later renamed the Aaron Copland School of Music in 1980) and retiring in 1999 after 37 years of service to the university.

Dates: 1960 - 2011

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, publications, and audio recordings. Also included are papers related to Rathaus'...
Dates: 1929-1984; Majority of material found in 1940s-1960s