QC2. Faculty Papers
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 14 Collections and/or Records:
Moshe Shur Papers
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1965-2008; Majority of material found in 1968 - 1968
Oscar Shaftel Papers
Abstract The Oscar Shaftel papers contains correspondence, flyers, press clippings, transcripts of testimony, printed materials and miscellanea documenting student activism at Queens College in the late 1940s and early 1950s and the effect of McCarthyism on academic freedom in New York State. Oscar Shaftel, one of the original faculty members at Queens College, was fired in 1953 under Section 903 of the New York City Charter for refusing to testify in front of the Senate Internal Security...
Rikki Asher Papers
This collection consists of items related to numerous collaborative art projects directed by Dr. Rikki Asher, professor of arts education at Queens College, between 2000 and 2011. The collection includes color slides, photos, and postcards, published articles, news clippings, printed booklets and programs, sketches, audiocassettes, DVD’s and other miscellanea. Many of the items have been digitized.
Sid Simon Photographs
Abstract Sid Simon was the Queens College professor and faculty advisor for the student groups who wanted to volunteer in civil rights initiatives in the South. In 1965, Simon traveled twice to Mississippi to help rebuild churches that were burned down by the Ku Klux Klan. The first group traveled in February; the second during Easter recess. The photos in this collection depict students participating in the February construction projects, as well as scenes of the region in which the volunteers...