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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.
Dates: 1933 - 2013

Leonard Hausman Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: QMP-0029
Scope and Contents Leonard Hausman shares his experience fundraising, organizing, and participating in the Virginia Student Help Project of Queens College during the summer of 1963. The Virginia Student Help Project was a six-week long educational effort where Queens College students went to Prince Edward County, Virginia where public schools were closed for five years in massive resistance to federally mandated integration. Hausman discusses his role as a project lead and tutor in the Virginia initiative, as...
Dates: 2020-10-28

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. This interview was conducted as part of English 395W,...
Dates: 2012-02-27 2012-03-21

Leopold Sachse Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCA-0045
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1824–1982

Life Saving Benevolent Association of New York Records

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1849 - 2008

Lori Wallach Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: QMP-0020
Scope and Contents Lori Wallach is the outreach coordinator for Queens Memory at Queens College. In this interview, she discusses the days in March leading up to school closures. She reminisces about March 11th, the last day CUNY was open, as the day the seriousness of the virus sunk in, thinking back on the surprise she felt. Lori talks about her life since the pandemic—working from home, the quietude of her neighborhood, experiences shopping, and the concern for her elderly mother. She also reminisces about...
Dates: 2020-04-07

Manny Sanudo Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: QMP-0026
Scope and Contents Manny Sanudo's career as a librarian spans more than forty-five years. In this interview he reflects on the various roles he has played at Queens College's Benjamin S. Rosenthal Library, including a two-year stint as Acting Chief Librarian. He also discusses changes to the library profession brought about by technology; his earlier job as a conductor for the MTA; his interest in Revolutionary and Civil War history; and his work as a certified New York City bike tour guide.
Dates: 2019-05-15

Margaret Dildilian Collection on the Armenian Genocide

 Collection
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.
Dates: c.1960-2010

Maria Terrone Oral History

 Collection
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...
Dates: 2020-06-09

Mario DellaPina Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: QMP-0022
Scope and Contents In this interview, DellaPina reflects on his career in development, including his time with the Catholic Archdiocese of New York, and what led him to Queens College. He offers a look into the process of cultivating large gifts for a public university, and shares many anecdotes of donors and alumni he has worked with, including the Kupferberg family and Ruth Madoff.
Dates: 1980-2019

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