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Helen Cairns Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: QMP-0055
Scope and Contents

In this interview session, which took place on March 18th, 2021, Dr. Helen Cairns discussed her career at Queens College within the Linguistics and Communication Disorders Department. During that time she was elected department chair several times, served as the dean of graduate studies and research, and both conducted and supported research and publication efforts.

Dates: 2021-03-18

Helen Hendricks Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: QMP-0028
Scope and Contents In this interview, Helen Hendricks is interviewed by alumni Stan Shaw and Mike Wenger about her role as a College Office Assistant in Student Activities in the Dean of Students Office during the early to mid-1960s. Wenger and Shaw considered Hendricks a mentor and important behind-the-scenes supporter of civil rights activities they initiated, especially the Virginia Student Help Project, which involved tutoring children in Prince Edward County who had been locked out of the education system...
Dates: 2020-11-16

Helene and Stanley Schlesinger Oral History

 File
Identifier: QMP-0036
Abstract

Helene and Stanley Schlesinger were interviewed in their home in Kew Garden Hills, Flushing, in February 2011 by Tess Hartman for the Queens Memory Project.

Dates: 2011-02-16

Hikmah Abodunrin Oral History

 File
Identifier: QMP-0037
Abstract

Hikmah Abdunrin gives an oral history interview to Arbesh Khan and Reshad Hai in April 2016 as part of the Queens Memory Project.

Dates: 2016-04-19

Hortense Powdermaker Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SCA-0038
Abstract Hortense Powdermaker (1896-1970) was a noted anthropologist, writer, and educator. She was a Professor of Anthropology at Queens College from 1937 to 1968. The collection comprises materials related to her research and field work in Lesu (New Ireland, Papua New Guinea) in the late 1920s, in Indianola, Mississippi in the early 1930s, and in Luanshya, Zambia in the early 1950s, and includes field notes, interviews, survey results, correspondence, and unpublished manuscripts of writings. The...
Dates: circa 1929-1966

Hratch Zadoian Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SCA-0039
Abstract

This collection consists of items donated by Hratch Zadoian, professor of political science and retired administrator at Queens College, relating to various projects he was involved with between 1983 and 2011. The collection includes photos; news clippings; printed booklets and programs; videotapes; and other miscellanea. Some of the items have been digitized.

Dates: 1983-2011

Hubert Albertz Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SCA-0037-B
Abstract

The Hubert Albertz collection contains documentation of political activism of Hubert Albertz, a New York City custodian and member of the Building Service Employees International Union (BSEIU) Local 32E. Albertz was fired from his job and expelled from his Local in the Bronx for protesting dues increases at a union meeting. He spent over 30 years documenting and exposing corruption in the BSEIU.

Dates: 1938-2011

Hugo Weisgall Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: SCA-0074
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of four interviews with Hugo Weisgall between 1980-1981. These phone conversations were carried out by Laura Leon as part of her research for her dissertation at the Teacher's College, Columbia University. The dissertation was titled "A Study, Analysis, and Performance of the Songs and Song Cycles for Voice and Piano by Hugo Weisgall".

Dates: 1981-07-07 - 1982-01-10

J. Chester Johnson Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SCA-0041
Scope and Content Note

This collection documents Johnson’s participation in the civil rights movement as well as later involvement in social justice efforts through literary works he has created. The collection contains five physical works, one digital work, miscellaneous papers and articles describing social justice events he participated in, and a typed profile sheet of Johnson as a poet.

Dates: 2005 - 2014

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

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