QC3. Institutional Collections
Special Collections and Archives collects records, publications, photographs, audio-visual materials, and ephemera documenting the administrative, scholarly, physical, and social history of Queens College from its founding in 1937 to the present day.
Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Multiple Containers
Abstract The Aaron Copland School of Music Collection (formerly the Department of Music) consists of materials about the administrative, faculty and student activities of the Aaron Copland School of Music. The collection contains a wide-range of materials including correspondence, brochures, photographs, audio tapes, press clippings, and department course and event schedules. The bulk of the collection consists of personnel files of prominent department faculty.
Dates: 1942 - 2014; Majority of material found within 1970 - 2008
Abstract This collection contains the professional and personal papers of Charles S. Colden, founder of Queens College. This collection includes correspondence, legal records, print materials, newspaper clippings, photographs, awards/honors, and various papers. Also included are minutes, speeches, invitations, and various papers pertaining specifically to Queens College and the Queens College Association.
Dates: 1933 - 1987; Majority of material found within 1952 - 1960
Abstract The City University of New York was among the largest university systems to support a universal open admissions policy. The Open Admissions Collection contains reports, articles, transcripts, and guidebooks from the first decade of this effort.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection documents performing arts related events and programs associated with Queens College from 1938 to 2004. This includes activities from the early days of the college, such as the Orchestral Society and Choral Society; the Colden Center (founded in 1960); and today's the Kupferberg Center for the Arts. The collection contains photographs, invitations, memos, brochures, programs, and other printed ephemera.
Dates: 1938 - 2011
Abstract 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
Abstract This collection covers the division of the Air Force ROTC program which was at Queens College during the 1950s. It includes a variety of materials related to the program, including correspondence, publications, photographs, and extensive documentation of the death of Lieutenant Alan Rea, a graduate of the program, and subsequent renaming of the ROTC building in his honor.
Abstract The Queens College Alumni Newsletter Collection is comprised of publications from the Alumni Association of Queens College, which keep alumni informed of Queens College news and events. Notable alumni are often featured in the magazines.
Dates: 1948 to 2009
Scope and Contents Publications by Alumni of Queens College.
Dates: Copyright: 1957 - 2018
Content Description This collection consists of 86 bound volumes containing the student publications of Queens College. The titles represented include: Phoenix, Knightbeat, The Crown, Rampart, The Globe, HA-OR, The Beacon, The Last Word, Kastle, Our World, The Spectrum, Third World News, Update, QC Quad, Skyline, Newsbeat, Queens WOrld, and The Knight News. There are some volumes that are duplicates.
Scope and Contents Bulletins published yearly by Queens College that provide information on courses, curriculum, administration, faculty, and admissions requirements.
Dates: 1937 - 2005