QC2. Faculty Papers
SCA 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 13 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract 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.
Abstract This collection contains physical and digital items related to several oral history projects conducted by Dr. Bette Weidman, professor of English at Queens College, between 1987 and 2012. Physical items consist of audiocassettes and printed and handwritten documents; digital files include oral history recordings, interview outlines and related project documents.
Overview 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, SC and Atlanta, GA. Also included are newspaper articles, pamphlets, and photocopied transcripts of speeches given at orientation in Atlanta, GA.
Abstract The Forbes Hill Collection contains printed material, news clippings, and correspondence related to the life of Forbes Hill, a political activist and academic who taught at Queens College from 1964-2008.
Abstract Hortense Powdermaker (1896-1970) was a noted anthropologist, writer and educator (professor of Anthropology at Queens College, New York, from 1937 to 1968). The collection comprises materials related to her research and field work in the late 1920s, early 1930s and early 1950s in Lesu, New Ireland (Papua New Guinea), Indianola, Mississippi, and Luanshya, Zambia, respectively and includes field notes, interviews, survey results, correspondence, and unpublished manuscripts of writings. The...
Abstract 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.
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 Rathaus'...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Abstract Leo Kraft (1922 – 2014) was an American composer, educator, and author born in Brooklyn, New York. He taught music theory and composition at the Queens College School of Music, to later become the Aaron Copland School of Music, from 1948 to 1989. He was a key member in developing the music theory curriculum. Kraft composed many works of chamber music, and he also contributed orchestral, piano, vocal, and electronic music to his oeuvre.
Abstract Professor, activist, radical, and biographer, the Michael Wreszin collection contains a large number of documents related to American radical culture of the 20th century. A large portion of the collection is devoted to the 20th century radical, Dwight Macdonald, of whom Wreszin wrote a biography, and other New York Intellectuals. The collection also holds documents related to the history of radical activities in New York from the 1960's to 1980's, including protests and activism on Queens...
Overview Rabbi Moshe Shur is an adjunct Professor of Jewish History at Queens College of the City University of New York. During the summers of 1965 and 1966, as a student at Columbia University, Rabbi Shur traveled to Orangeburg, South Carolina to register black voters as a part of the Summer Community Organization and Political Education (SCOPE) program. The Moshe Shur Papers contain newspaper clippings from the events surrounding the two summers Shur spend in the South, newspapers from the days...