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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'...

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.

Leo Kraft Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SCA-0014
Abstract Leo Kraft (1922 – 2014) was an American composer, educator, and author born in Brooklyn, New York. He taught music theory and composition at the Queens College School of Music, to later become the Aaron Copland School of Music, from 1948 to 1989. He was a key member in developing the music theory curriculum. Kraft composed many works of chamber music, and he also contributed orchestral, piano, vocal, and electronic music to his oeuvre.

Leonard S. Rodberg Oral History

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Identifier: QMP-0007
Scope and Contents In these two interviews, Dr. Leonard Rodberg discusses his journey as a scientist and as a member of the faculty at Queens College. He reminisces about getting interested in science as a boy growing up at the beginning of what he calls the Atomic Age, about working in Washington, D.C. on nuclear arms control and energy policy, and about the highlights of his career at Queens College, including being chair at the Department of Urban Studies.

Leopold Sachse Papers

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Identifier: SCA-0045
Overview Leopold Sachse was a German opera stage director. Because he was Jewish, he was forced to emigrate to the United States in 1935, and lived in the New York City area for the rest of his life. In the 1910s, 20s, and 30s, he worked with some of the most important European opera composers of the time, and the collection contains correspondence from many of them, often relating aspects of their collaboration. Sachse also collected important items relating to his career, including a sketchbook by...

Life Saving Benevolent Association of New York Records

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Identifier: SCI-1849-001
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the records of the Life Saving Benevolent Association of New York from 1849-2008. Records include LSBA’s acts of incorporation, charter, and bylaws. Materials also include correspondence, financial ledgers, meeting minutes, and a subscriber list. Much of the material consists of lists of LSBA award winners that document maritime rescues and the amount of LSBA awards. Other records include LSBA Annual Statements, historical pamphlets, and statements of...

Margaret Dildilian Collection on the Armenian Genocide

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Identifier: SCA-0026-001
Adstract This collection contains materials collected by Margaret Dildilian that cover the Armenian Genocide, Turkish-American Relations (c. 2000s), and the Armenian-American experience.

Maria Terrone Oral History

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Identifier: QMP-0016
Scope and Contents In this interview, Maria Terrone, a poet, writer, and former assistant vice president of communications at Queens College, talks about the COVID-19 pandemic in her neighborhood near Elmhurst Hospital, one of the epicenters of viral outbreak. A long-time resident of Jackson Heights and, in her words, “the ultimate New Yorker,” she gives a dramatic narration of the apocalyptic atmosphere in her beloved neighborhood in the early weeks of the pandemic when restaurants closed, her life changed, and...

Mark Levy Papers

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Identifier: SCA-0046
Abstract Mark Levy volunteered for the Mississippi Freedom Summer project of 1964 as co-coordinator and teacher at the Meridian Freedom School in Lauderdale County. A graduate of Queens College, (B.A. in Sociology 1964, M.S. in Social Studies Education 1973), he was also a former Student Association President (1962-1963), and former SEEK Program faculty member (1968-1973). In the 1970s he was a union organizer and representative for United Electrical Radio, and Machine Workers of American (UE), Local...

Mary Reuder Oral History

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Identifier: QMP-0005
Scope and Contents In the first of these two interviews, Dr. Mary Reuder discusses various aspects of her academic career: the importance of being active in one’s academic community as well as outside it, the difficulty of getting academic jobs especially at a time when discrimination against women was common, her view that there is no conflict between religious belief and science as well as the anti-Catholic prejudice she experienced as a young academic in the 1960s.In the second interview, she...

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