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Democratic Socialists of America Queens Branch Campaign Materials

 Collection
Identifier: SCA-0012
Abstract Collection consists of items from Aaron Taube’s work with the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) Queens Branch during the months of February through November 2018 to help elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez as U.S. Representative for New York's 14th congressional district. On June 26, 2018 Ocasio-Cortez pulled off an upset victory over ten-term incumbent Joseph Crowley in the Democratic primary. She then went on to defeat Republican Anthony Pappas in the November 6th general election. ...

Don Quixote Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SCA-0002
Abstract The Don Quixote Collection is comprised of valuable editions of and related works about Miguel De Cervantes’ Don Quixote spanning over 300 years. The collection contains original and facsimile editions in English, Spanish, and Italian, in a variety of sizes and bindings, and related works by other authors.

Early Rare Books Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SCA-0035
Abstract Spanning over 300 years, the Early Rare Books Collection is comprised of 41 editions. It includes early printed books in about equal numbers from the 16th and 17th centuries, and one 14th century bound manuscript. The collection contains original editions in a variety of sizes, languages, and bindings as well as facsimile editions.

Edward G. Clark Jr. Cruise Ship Memorabilia Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SCI-1948-001
Scope and Contents The collection consists of materials collected from cruise ships and vacations during the years 1948-1974. Materials include menus, tourism pamphlets, luggage name tags (eight attributing to Edward G. Clark Jr.), and other ephemeral materials. Many of the items were produced for first-class passengers.Menus are written in various languages including English, French, Italian, and Portuguese, and contain information such as dates, the names of the ship and of the ship captain, and...

Ellen Weingart, Linda Tucker, and Edith Balan Oral History

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Identifier: QMP-0003
Scope and Contents In the group interview, the three Queens College alumnae, Ellen Weingart, Edith Balan, and Linda Tucker, reminisce about what an achievement it was to get admitted to Queens College in the early 1960s when they were college students, about joining house plans and enjoying a vibrant social life in the campus, and about choosing and enjoying the required physical education classes like lacrosse, swimming, and folk dancing.

Elliot Linzer Papers

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Identifier: SCA-0036
Abstract The Elliot Linzer Collection consists primarily of near-print materials such as handbills, mimeographed flyers, and pamphlets documenting the activities of New York City chapters of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), a civil rights organization, during the early 1960s. Elliot Linzer is a Queens College alumnus and former member of CORE.

Episcopal Mission Society Records

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Identifier: SCI-1943-001
Scope and Content Note This collection consists of materials collected by the Episcopal Mission Society related to the organization’s outreach activities during the years 1943-1975. Materials include meeting minutes, annual reports, correspondence, newspaper clippings and other printed materials, and documents related to budget, funding, and donations. Also of note are advocacy materials for Haitian immigration and outreach materials pertaining to hospitals and prisons.While the Administrative Series...

Forbes Hill Collection

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Identifier: SCA-0037
Abstract The Forbes Hill Collection contains printed materials, news clippings, and correspondence related to the life of Forbes Hill, a political activist and academic who taught at Queens College from 1964-2008.

Frank Warren Oral History

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Identifier: QMP-0019
Scope and Contents In this interview, Dr. Warren talks about choosing to teach at Queens College instead of Ohio State, and about the changing composition of the student body in the campus through the years that he had been teaching and how the changes reflect the diversity of Queens.

Frank Wu Oral History

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Identifier: QMP-0009
Overview This oral history was conducted by Obden Modesir (interviewer) and Frank Wu, incoming Queens College president (interviewee) in April 2020, conducted as a joint project between Queens College Special Collections and Archives and the Queens Memory Project. Among other subjects, in the oral history Frank Wu discusses the COVID-19 crisis, being a Chinese American citizen, and how those two facts will inform his role as the first Asian American to hold the position of QC President.

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