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Dean Savage Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCA-0033
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1965-2011; Majority of material found in 1965 - 1965

Debby Yaffe Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
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...
Dates: 1963-2009 (bulk 1963-1964); Majority of material found in 1963 - 1963

Democratic Socialists of America Queens Branch - Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez campaign materials

 Collection — Multiple Containers
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. ...
Dates: 2018-02-01 - 2018-11-01

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.
Dates: 1620-1933

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.
Dates: 1382-1694

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...
Dates: 1948 - 1972

Ellen Weingart, Linda Tucker, and Edith Balan Oral History

 Collection
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.
Dates: 2018-10-14

Elliot Linzer Papers

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1961-1966

Episcopal Mission Society Records

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1943 - 1975

Fern Kruger Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: QMP-0027
Scope and Contents Fern Kruger reflects on her time as a student at Queens College in the 1960s, as well as the extent of her participation in the Queens College Jamaica Student Help Project. Kruger was a volunteer in the Jamaica Student Help Project, where she was a tutor to young Black elementary school students in Jamaica, Queens. At its height, the Jamaica initiative of the Student Help Project engaged 500 Queens College students who volunteered to tutor more than one thousand educationally challenged,...
Dates: 2020-11-6

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