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New School (New York, N.Y.). New School Archives and Special Collections

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Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

Democracy Seminar oral history project

 Collection
Identifier: NS-07-01-06
Abstract The Democracy Seminar, a network of seminars that ran from 1984 to 1994, and again from 2018 to the present (2021), were semi-clandestine meetings of scholars held simultaneously in Warsaw, Budapest and New York, before spreading to cities across Eastern and Central Europe. The seminar discussed topics in democratic politics and culture, and was the genesis of the Transregional Center for Democratic Studies at The New School for Social Research. The Democracy Seminar oral history...
Dates: 2020 April-May

Eugene Lang College collection

 Collection
Identifier: NS-02-24-01
Overview

Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts is the undergraduate liberal arts college of The New School university system. Librarians in the former Raymond Fogelman Library established this collection of printed materials and ephemera created by the Eugene Lang College administration, faculty, or students, and The New School Archives staff occasionally adds to the collection. The bulk of the collection consists of student periodicals in the form of newspapers and journals.

Dates: 1982-2022

Graduate Faculty of the New School for Social Research collection

 Collection
Identifier: NS-02-02-01
Summary The graduate school at the New School was established in 1933 as the Graduate Faculty of Political and Social Science. In its early years, the school was often referred to as the University in Exile. The division's name was changed in 2005 to the New School for Social Research (NSSR). This collection contains material related to the school gathered from a variety of sources by librarians in the Raymond Fogelman Library over a number of years. Materials include documentation of...
Dates: 1926 - 2012

Independent study oral history project on New School history

 Collection
Identifier: NS-07-01-02
Summary

This oral history project consists of six audio interviews conducted by New School for Public Engagement student Gerard O. Hemmerle as an independent study under the supervision of Professor Julia L. Foulkes during the Spring 2013 semester. Interviewees consist of long-serving university faculty and staff, primarily associated with what was known as the New School for Public Engagement. Recordings are all in English.

Dates: 2013

Institute for Retired Professionals collection

 Collection
Identifier: NS-02-21-01
Summary

The Institute for Retired Professionals (IRP) was founded in 1962 by a group of New York City schoolteachers who sought to continue their intellectual development after retirement. The creation of courses and their delivery is entirely member run and depends upon members’ interests. New courses are offered each term. The collection consists mainly of printed matter, such as fliers, publications and course catalogs.

Dates: 1967 - 2012

Mannes College of Music administrative records collection

 Collection
Identifier: MA-01-01-01
Abstract

The New School Archives staff created the Mannes College of Music administrative records collection by integrating several collections documenting the Mannes College of Music (now, Mannes School of Music). The collection includes correspondence, event flyers, photographs, legal records, meeting minutes, illustrations, administrative records and reports.

Dates: 1916-2015; Majority of material found within 1964-1990

Michael Kalil oral history project

 Collection
Identifier: PC-07-01-05
Summary

The Michael Kalil Oral History Project consists of audio interviews with colleagues, collaborators, and friends of interior designer Michael Kalil (1943-1991). Jean Gardner, Karyn Issa Ginsberg, and Marty Speigel discuss Kalil's education, career, and ideas with project archivist Jennifer Larson. Kalil's work—incorporating diverse principles of architecture and philosophy—was considered by many to be revolutionary in the 1970s and 1980s.

Dates: 2011

New School Archives records

 Record Group
Identifier: NS-08-01-03
Abstract This collection contains documentation of The New School Archives, established in 2012, and its predecessor, the Kellen Design Archives (also known as the Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Archives Center). Wendy Scheir became director of the Archives in 2008, taking over from Xenophon T. Barber. The records cover both directorships and relate to Archives exhibitions, publicity, collecting, preservation, strategic planning, and grant applications. Also included are photographs of...
Dates: 1993-2017

New School commencement, convocation and inauguration print materials collection

 Collection
Identifier: NS-05-05-01
Summary

Collection consists of printed materials produced for The New School and Parsons School of Design's commencement and convocation ceremonies, as well as presidential inauguration ceremonies for New School presidents, and other milestone events celebrated during convocation and commencement, such as anniversaries of the Graduate Faculty of the New School for Social Research.

Dates: 1945 - 2018

New School marketing and promotional materials collection

 Collection
Identifier: NS-05-08-01
Summary

Printed publicity materials including but not limited to mailers, viewbooks, pamphlets, and postcards generally advertising The New School, or a particular course or program of study.

Dates: 1939 - 2018

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