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1973 Food, Fashion, and Furnishings Trip Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SCA-0092
Scope and Contents The collection documents the experience of eight Queens College students and their Foods professor, Dr. Helen Volkman, on an educational tour to Europe during the summer of 1973. The six week tour, titled "Food, Fashions, and Furnishings," was sponsored by Scholastic International. The collection includes photographs, printed ephemera, memorabilia, and personal materials documenting the trip. Some materials relate to classes taken by the students at Queens College as part of the Home...
Dates: 1967 - 2003; Majority of material found within 1973

Aaron Copland School of Music Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SCA-0005
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

Alan Townsend Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: QMP-0013
Scope and Contents Alan Townsend recalls his early time in New York as a counselor for girls’ school Callagy Hall, where he was part of union activism on staff; becoming accustomed to and understanding New York City youth as part of his job at Callagy Hall; starting as a SEEK counselor at Queens College in 1969; living on Christopher Street and the West Village in NYC pre-Stonewall, and later living in Springfield Gardens and Flushing in Queens and the Black communities there; growing up in North Carolina...
Dates: 2019-09-17

Alexander Kouguell Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: QMP-0004
Scope and Contents

In the interview, Kouguell talks about joining the music department at Queens College in 1949 as an instructor and as the first cellist at the department. He notes his appreciation for the musical talents and achievements of his parents and reminisces about how different and suburban Flushing was at the time when he was starting at Queens College.

Dates: 2018-05-20

Alfred Heinemann Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCA-0020-001
Abstract

Alfred Heinemann (1908-1995) was a German composer, concert pianist, and lecturer. The collection is comprised of Heinemann’s compositions from 1920 to 1964 and is in various stages of completion. The collection also includes notes on the compositions, lecture notes, programs from performances, correspondence, an audio recording of a performance of Heinemann’s String Quartet, and personal papers.

Dates: 1920-2010

Allyson Regis Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: QMP-0047
Scope and Contents Allyson Regis discusses growing up Cambria Heights, Queens and attending area schools (private and public); attending Stonybrook University for undergrad and Fordham University for her doctoral program in Counseling Psychology; her work as a SEEK counselor at Queens College; the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on herself and students she was counseling; her reactions to the murder of George Floyd and subsequent protests; and the work of the Black Latinx Faculty Staff Association (BLFSA) at...
Dates: Part 1: 2020-07-14 Part II: 2020-07-28

American Association of University Women Queens Branch Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCA-0022-003
Abstract

The Queens Branch of the AAUW was largely responsible for scholarship and education from 1931 until the branch disbanded in 2008. The collection holds many of the papers specific to the Queens Branch including research projects the Queens Branch took part in and information about the bylaws and history of the branch.

Dates: 1939 to 2005

Andrew Berman Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SCA-0023
Abstract

The Andrew Berman Collection contains newspaper clippings, publications, activist documents, correspondence, fliers, position papers, conference notes and video footage documenting Mr. Berman’s political and social activism during his tenure as a Queens College student in the early-to-mid 1960s. Materials document Mr. Berman’s activist work with several major organizations, most significantly the Queens College chapter of Students for a Democratic Society.

Dates: 1964-1967; Majority of material found in 1966 - 1966

Andrew Greller Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SCA-0061
Abstract

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

Ann Birstein Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCA-0024
Abstract The papers of Ann Birstein consist chiefly of manuscripts of published fiction and nonfiction works. The collection also includes correspondence, printed matter, photographs, and personal miscellany. The bulk of the correspondence consists of letters and postcards from Birstein’s husband, literary critic Alfred Kazin. Additional correspondence includes letters sent to Birstein from many notable writers, poets, editors, publishers, academics, and critics. Correspondents include Hannah Arendt,...
Dates: 1942-2007

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