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Banesh Hoffmann Papers

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Identifier: SCA-0028
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.

Barbara (Jones) Omolade Papers

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Identifier: SCA-0029-002
Overview The Barbara (Jones) Omolade Collection documents civil rights activism on the Queens College campus during the 1960s, including the Freedom Week Events of 1964. This collection also provides material pertaining to the Mississippi Summer Project of 1964 and the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC).

Bette Weidman Oral History

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Identifier: QMP-0010
Scope and Contents In this interview, Dr. Bette Weidman discusses the start and development of her career as an English professor at Queens College. She also muses about how her interest in Queens College oral histories began, and the appeal of the genre as “a community of scholars conversing.”

Bette Weidman Oral History Papers

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Identifier: SCA-0018
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.

Charles S. Colden Papers

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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.

Constance Waters Collection

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Identifier: INST-2014-005
Abstract This collection consists of published materials pertaining to the history of Flushing, N.Y., and some of its prominent residents. Most items are in the form of pamphlets or softcover booklets printed by the Flushing Historical Society and other local organizations.

CUNY Open Admissions Collection

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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.

Dean Savage Oral History

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Identifier: QMP-0001
Scope and Contents In the interview, Dean discusses his childhood in rural western Washington state; his time at Stanford; his activism, including participation in the Summer Community Organization and Political Education (SCOPE) Project, registering black citizens to vote in 1965; his dissertation research in France; and his career at Queens College, starting in 1971. He describes changes to faculty working conditions, student population, and the curriculum over the years, based on his experience as a Professor,...

Dean Savage Papers

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Identifier: SCA-0033
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, South Carolina and Atlanta, Georgia. Also included are newspaper articles, pamphlets, and photocopied transcripts of speeches given at orientation in Atlanta, Georgia.

Debby Yaffe Papers

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Identifier: SCA-0034
Abstract As a Queens College student, Debby Yaffe volunteered with the Student Help Project, an initiative that provided free tutoring services to underserved children. During the summer of 1963, sixteen members of the project, including Yaffe, travelled to Prince Edward County, Virginia, to provide instruction to African American children. These children had been denied formal public education since 1959, when the county defunded and closed its schools rather than comply with federally-ordered racial...

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