NS. New School Institutional Collections
Found in 105 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract The Activism at The New School oral history program, initiated in 2019, documents touchstone moments of activism on The New School’s campus from the perspective of students, faculty, and staff who participated in these movements. The program focuses on the past fifty years of activism at The New School. As of April 2020, interviews have been conducted with activists from the late 1960s/early 1970s anti-Vietnam War movement, members of the 1996-1997 Mobilization for Real Diversity, Democracy,...
Dates: 2019 - 2020
Summary These records pertain to Adrienne Marcus's work in various New School administrative positions from 2002 until 2010, although she worked at the school until 2016. The majority of the files reflect Marcus's role as Director of Academic Advising (2002-2004) and, subsequently, Director of the Dual-Degree and Joint Programs (2004-2012). There is also material concerning Marcus's work on the Media Bridge Committee, tasked with the creation of The New School Media Center in 2005. Her role as...
Dates: 1984 - 2010; Majority of material found within 2002 - 2007
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 Allen Austill (1927-2016) joined The New School in 1962. In 1965 he was appointed dean of the Adult Division and remained in this position for most of his career at the institution. In 1987, he was named chancellor of the university and held this position until 1989, when he retired. The Allen Austill records are a small but significant set of materials largely relating to Austill's participation at The New School in activities that fell outside of his primary role as dean of the Adult...
Dates: 1957 - 1989; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1980
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 Records kept by New School faculty member Ann Snitow, largely documenting her activities in connection with the evolving status of gender studies courses and programs at The New School at the graduate and undergraduate level.
Dates: 1986 - 2012
Abstract Feminist activist and scholar Ann Barr Snitow (1943-2019) taught at The New School's Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts from 1986 until her retirement in April 2019. This collection visually documents a retirement party held in her honor. It includes image and video files.
Abstract Arnold Brecht (1884-1977) was a political scientist and public servant exiled from Germany after the Nazi's seized power due to his political affiliation and participation in efforts toward constitutional reform. He joined the University in Exile faculty at the New School for Social Research in 1933 where he taught political science, constitutional law, and public service until retiring in 1954. These notebooks contain Brecht's lecture notes and vocabulary words with shorthand, primarily...
Dates: circa 1935-1942
Abstract The material in this collection was assembled by New School librarian Carmen Hendershott and transferred periodically to the Archives. The collection includes fliers, posters, invitations, and event programs produced by multiple university divisions including the New School for Social Research, College of Performing Arts, and Schools of Public Engagement.
Dates: 1974-2019; Majority of material found within 1995-2019