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Comedias Sueltas Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SCA-0071
Abstract Plays of the Spanish Golden Age were published in collection (parte) or separately (suelta). Comedias sueltas were published in Spain from the early 1600s to around 1850. The suelta (lit. “loose”) format consisted of a single play printed in a small pamphlet, although many were later bound into collected volumes. This collection consists of more than 160 items, mostly from the eighteenth century, and includes works by famous dramatists like Lope de Vega and Pedro Calderón de la Barca.
Dates: Publication: circa 1700-1850

Constance Waters Collection

 Collection
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.
Dates: ca. 1899-1950

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.
Dates: 1969-1977

Dean Savage Oral History

 Collection
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,...
Dates: 2019-09-26

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 Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: QMP-0042
Scope and Contents Debby Yaffe was one of the youngest members of the Student Help Project who volunteered to go to Prince Edward County, Virginia, in the summer of 1963 to tutor local Black children who were denied a public education for four years in massive resistance to the desegregation of schools. Yaffe contributes her memories of organizing and preparing for the summer initiative. In Prince Edward County, Yaffe served as the librarian of the Queens College group, rather than as a tutor, which she had to...
Dates: 2021-03-26

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

Dorothy (Dottie) Zellner Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: QMP-0045
Scope and Contents Dorothy “Dottie” Zellner (born in 1938) discusses growing up in Manhattan as the daughter of immigrants in a Left, Jewish family in Manhattan. She recalls being a young child during the second World War, when Nazi hatred of Jews and the potential for Germany to attack the United States were experienced as imminent threats. Zellner discusses how McCarthyism affected her family in the late 1940s through the 1950s, and her experience at Music and Art High School, which she attended from 1951-1955....
Dates: 2019-06-10

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