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James Muyskens Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: QMP-0018
Scope and Contents In this interview, James Muyskens, former president of Queens College, talks about the value of his background in philosophy in his work as college administrator. He also talks about his work to instill pride in the Queens College community, to inspire in the students and the faculty the idea that Queens College is one of the best institutions for higher learning in the country.
Dates: 2013-12-05

James R. Forman Library Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SCA-0076
Abstract James Forman was an important figure in the U.S. Civil Rights Movement, serving as Executive Secretary of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) between 1961-1966, and a life-long intellectual and activist. The James Forman Library includes approximately 1,940 books; four thousand printed items (comprised of pamphlets, serials, and reports); ten linear feet of FBI files; five linear feet of media materials; and three linear feet of personal papers.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1964 - 2000; 1872-2005

Jean L. Konzal Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SCA-0042
Abstract This collection includes personal and printed materials, photographs, and feature personal accounts of Konzal’s activities as a tutor, civil rights activist, and student. The collection documents the Student Help Project in Prince Edward County, Virginia, and, to a lesser extent, other civil rights activism through 1965. Also present are materials on the 1963 March on Washington and documents from several civil rights organizations.
Dates: 1962-2012; Majority of material found within 1963 - 1964

Joan Nestle Oral History (1991-1992)

 Collection
Identifier: SCA-0075-B
Scope and Contents In the first interview from 1991, Melissa Thomas talks to Joan Nestle about her role in the Queens College Seek Program; the Lesbian Herstory Archives; her writing career; and her background as a Queens College student and as a lesbian and feminist. Nestle details her experience with the Queens College SEEK community and her lesbian feminist community. She reflects on the negative and positive aspects of teaching a multicultural program in an all white environment, discusses her illness and...
Dates: 1991 - 1992-03-07

Joan Nestle Oral History (2011)

 Collection
Identifier: SCA-0075-A
Scope and Contents The interview explores Nestle's time at Queens College as a student-activist (1959-1963) and teacher in the SEEK program (1966-1995). She discusses her upbringing in New York, the conservative culture of Queens College, her oft-times combative experiences as a student, as well as her incredibly fulfilling time spent teaching in the SEEK program. Nestle also discusses how being an activist in the civil rights movement was paramount to shaping her role in the gay liberation movement, as well...
Dates: 2011-04-06

John E. Parsons, Jr. Print History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SCA-0043
Abstract The John E. Parsons, Jr. Collection consists of 148 volumes. The collection covers a wide range of subjects, including poetry, drama, and political and philosophical discourse. The publication dates span the period 1650 to 1903, and the locations include 18 cities throughout Europe and the United States.
Dates: 1650-1903

Johnnie Mae Walker Letter to Anne Koeppicus

 Collection
Identifier: SCA-0025-002
Abstract This letter, to Mississippi Freedom Summer Project volunteer Anne Koeppicus, is from her Mississippi host Johnnie Mae Walker, a field secretary for the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party. The letter describes life in Mississippi during the summer of 1964. A newspaper article about Koeppicus, a photo of Koeppicus, a published autobiography of Walker, and transcript of the letter are also included.
Dates: 1964

K. Robert Schwarz Papers

 Collection
Identifier: INST-2014-008
Abstract K. Robert Schwarz was a classical music critic and scholar who graduated from Queens College in 1979. He wrote for the New York Times, Out, Pulse!, and Stereo Review Magazine. His papers contain academic research files, music criticism research, subject files on various artists, printed materials, program notes, and publications written by Schwarz. Also included is in-depth research on Steve Reich and Paul Bowles, the subjects of Schwarz’s...
Dates: 1984-1999

Karol Rathaus Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCA-0044
Abstract Karol Rathaus established himself as an exceptional compositional talent in European musical circles before immigrating to the United States in 1938. In 1940, he became the first composition professor in the music department of Queens College, a position he held until his untimely death in 1954. His papers include correspondence, manuscripts, sketches, printed materials, performance programs, press clippings, and audio recordings in various formats. Also included are papers related to Rathaus'...
Dates: 1929-1984; Majority of material found within 1938 - 1954

Kupferberg Center and Performing Arts Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SCA-0009
Scope and Contents This collection documents performing arts related events and programs associated with Queens College from 1938 to 2004. This includes activities from the early days of the college, such as the Orchestral Society and Choral Society; the Colden Center (founded in 1960); and today's the Kupferberg Center for the Arts. The collection contains photographs, invitations, memos, brochures, programs, and other printed ephemera.
Dates: 1938 - 2011

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Southern Christian Leadership Conference 2
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ACT UP New York (Organization) 1
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Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications 1
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Alley Pond Environmental Center 1
Alumni Association of Queens College 1
American Association of University Professors 1
American Association of University Women 1
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Amin, Mohamed Q. 1
Aptheker, Herbert 1
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Bell, Daniel, 1919-2011 1
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Bourne, Randolph Silliman, 1886-1918 1
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Brostek, Joseph 1
Buckley, William F., Jr., 1925-2008 1
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Civil Rights Coordinating Council 1
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Delany, Sheila 1
DellaPina, Mario 1
Dolcimascolo, Gelia 1
Donno, Daniel 1
Dow Chemical Company 1
Dow Jones & Co 1
Episcopal Mission Society 1
Errera, Steven 1
Forman, James 1
Gatti, Arthur 1
General Electric Company 1
Goldwater, Robert, John 1
Goodman, Andrew 1
Greller, Andrew 1
Hartman, Tess 1
Hausman, Leonard J. 1
Heilman, Samuel C. 1
Heinemann, Alfred 1
Hendricks, Helen 1
Hill, Emerson 1
Hill, Forbes 1
Hill, Lyn 1
Hoffmann, Banesh 1
Hoffmann, Deborah 1
Hoffmann, Laurence 1
Hook, Sidney, 1902-1989 1
Howard, Sara 1
Howe, Irving 1
Iraq Veterans Against The War 1
Johnson, J. Chester 1
Kazin, Alfred 1
Klapper, Paul, Mr. 1
Knutzen , Martha 1
Koeppicus Thomas, Barbara 1
Koeppicus, Anne 1
Konzal, Jean 1
Kouguell, Alexander 1
Kraft, Leo 1
Kruger, Fern 1
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