NA. New School Personal and Subject-Specific Papers
Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:
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
Summary The American Council for Émigrés in the Professions was founded in 1945 by Dr. Else Staudinger and Dr. Alvin Johnson. Its purpose was to provide aid, counselling, and placement for refugees of the Second World War who had been professionals--doctors, lawyers, engineers, scholars--in their homelands. Material herein consists of correspondence, meeting minutes, photographs, and name and subject files. Access is provided to this unprocessed record group, but some files may be restricted. Please...
Dates: circa 1946-1990
Summary Aristide Zolberg (1931-2013) was a professor of political science at The New School. This collection of Zolberg's papers includes manuscript drafts of Zolberg's books, articles, essays and reviews; correspondence; research files; departmental administrative documents; and biographical ephemera.
Summary Arnold Eagle (1909-1992) emigrated to New York from Hungary in 1929. He became a documentary photographer in the 1930s and, in 1945, joined a remarkable roster of photographers hired by Standard Oil of New Jersey to produce a visual record of the benefits of oil in the lives of everyday Americans, and, in the process, creating an extensive photographic record of American life during the 1940s. Later, Eagle's work encompassed subjects ranging from modern dance to corporate workplaces. He also...
Dates: 1938 - 1962; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1949
Summary Arthur J. Vidich (1922-2006) was a long-term member of the faculty at the New School for Social Research as a professor of Sociology (1960-1991). He published dozens of books, papers, and edited anthologies, notably Small Town in Mass Society: Class, Power, and Religion in a Rural Community (1958). This collection contains material documenting his teaching, writing, public lectures, and other academic and professional activities that spans his entire career,...
Dates: 1940 - 2005
Abstract Barrie Karp was a professor of philosophy, psychology, feminist theory, and critical race theory at The New School for twenty-five years (circa 1983-2008). These papers document her teaching career with syllabi, course notes, and student work. Also included in the collection is a small amount of correspondence with colleagues and materials related to courses Karp taught at other universities.
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
Summary Frieda Wunderlich (b.1884-d.1965) was a member of the University-in-Exile (also known as the Graduate Faculty, later known as the New School for Social Research). A professor, political representative and editor of an anti-Nazi magazine in her native Germany, Wunderlich came to the New School in 1933 and continued her research on social problems, labor markets and resource allocation, while teaching into the 1950s. The collection consists of files and topically-themed notebooks, presumably...
Dates: circa 1912-1960s
Summary The collection comprises two home movies made during the annual fall barbecue Halle held for members of the University in Exile and their families, as well as New School staff, on Halle's property in Pound Ridge, New York, in Poundridge, Westchester County.
Dates: probably 1935, 1937
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