New School for Social Research (New York, N.Y. : 1919-1997)
Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Consists of records generated by Albert Landa (1927-2008), who started in 1960 as director of Public Information and became vice president of Development and Public Relations at The New School, and then held the title of Vice President, until he retired in 1985. The records in this collection are notable because Landa was deeply involved in a rapid expansion of the university, overseeing the launch of the Center for New York City Affairs, the merger of Parsons School of Design with The New...
Dates: 1933 - 1985; Majority of material found within 1963 - 1985
Summary Consists of handwritten and typed letters from Dr. Alvin Johnson, President Emeritus of the New School for Social Research, to philanthropist Dannie N. Heineman and carbon copies of some of Heineman's replies.
Dates: 1951 - 1961
Abstract This collection primarily reflects the activities of Alvin Saunders Johnson during his years as director and president emeritus of the New School for Social Research (1946-1971). The files consist of biographical materials, correspondence, subject files, and writings. Because much of Johnson's work as emeritus revolved around fund raising, the correspondence and subject files largely document this activity. Other projects documented here include Johnson's proposal to establish a labor college...
Dates: 1908 - 1973; Majority of material found within 1938 - 1959
Scope and Content of Collection The audio recordings and transcripts in this collection document lectures from a fifteen-week series on the race crisis in the United States, held in the spring of 1964 at the New School, organized by New School professor Daniel S. Anthony. The speakers in the recordings include Charles Abrams, Algernon D. Black, Dan W. Dodson, Milton A. Galamison, Martin Luther King, Jr., Louis Lomax, Joseph Monserrat, Melvin Tumin, Robert C. Weaver, and Roy Wilkins. Open to the general public, the lectures...
Summary Bob Adelman (1930-2016) took photography classes with Alexey Brodovitch at The New School in the 1950s and became one of the photographers regularly documenting the life of the New School in the 1970s and 1980s. He also taught photography courses at the school. Adelman was one of the most well-known photographers of the Civil Rights Movement. The Bob Adelman photograph collection consists predominantly of black and white photographic prints taken for the New School for Social Research (now The...
Dates: circa 1960-1990; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1984
Item — Box: OSxx-1, Folder: 11
Summary Harry Gideonse served as chancellor of the New School for Social Research (now The New School) from 1966 to 1975. This collection contains administrative material from his time at the New School for Social Research, and from his work with other organizations during this period, including Freedom House and City University of New York. Records include correspondence, financial and fundraising documents, curriculum and conference material.
Dates: 1944 - 1975; Majority of material found within 1952 - 1975
Summary Ingrith Deyrup (1919-2004) was one of the daughters of Alvin Johnson, president of the New School from 1922-1946. The collection consists of a diary that Ingrith kept as a teenager, as well as six small landscape paintings. The diaries provide an intimate look at the life of a New York family deeply immersed in the cultural, artistic, and social life of Manhattan in the 1930s, and furnish a rare glimpse into the home life of the Johnson-Deyrup family through the eyes of the 15 and 16-year old...
Dates: 1934 - 1935
Summary The collection consists of John Everett's professional work from his positions at Hollins College, City University of New York, Encyclopedia Britannica, and The New School for Social Research. The collection includes administrative correspondence, clippings, manuscripts of speeches and writings, reports and statements. Of special interest may be a few flyers and posters related to the 1970 student occupation of the New School's Graduate Faculty building, and Everett's writings opposing...
Dates: 1944 - 1992; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1982
Record Group — Box: 1, Folder: 1-3
Abstract This record group consists of interoffice memos and reports sent and received by New School for Social Research Provost Judith Walzer. Arranged chronologically, the files concern subjects such as hiring, admissions, and various committees during her first years as university provost.