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QC3. Institutional Collections

 Collecting Area
Identifier: QC3
SCA collections records, publications, photographs, and ephemera documenting the administrative, scholarly, and social history of Queens College from its founding in 1937 to the present day.

Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

Aaron Copland School of Music Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SCA-0005
Overview 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.

Charles S. Colden Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCA-0031
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.

CUNY Open Admissions Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SCA-0051
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.

Kupferberg Center and Performing Arts Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SCA-0009
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.

Paul Klapper Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCA-0054
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.

Queens College Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SCA-0019
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.

Queens College Alumni Association Newsletters and Magazines

 Collection
Identifier: SCA-0021-003
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.

Queens College Bound Student Publications Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SCA-0017
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.

Queens College Bulletins

 Collection
Identifier: SCA-0013
Scope and Contents Bulletins published yearly by Queens College that provide information on courses, curriculum, administration, faculty, and admissions requirements.