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Alvin Saunders Johnson collection

 Collection
Identifier: NS-01-01-01
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

Arthur J. Vidich papers

 Collection
Identifier: NA-0009-01
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

Charles S. Olton records

 Record Group
Identifier: PC-01-07-01
Abstract Consists of records created and received by Charles S. Olton, dean of Parsons School of Design from 1989 until 1997. Includes subject files on committees, departments and programs, events, individuals, international projects, and general administrative issues. Some files are restricted. Please email archivist@newschool.edu for details.
Dates: 1974 - 1999; Majority of material found within 1989 - 1997

Clara Mayer papers

 Collection
Identifier: NS-02-01-02
Summary Clara Woolie Mayer (1895-1988) held a long affiliation with the New School, first as a student, then in a fund raising capacity and as a trustee, followed by a succession of administrative roles, including dean of the School of Philosophy and Liberal Arts (1943-1961) and vice president of the New School for Social Research (1950-1961). Dating largely from 1950 to the early 1960s--during Mayer's term as vice president and dean--the collection consists primarily of subject files pertaining to...
Dates: 1879 - 1976

David C. Levy records

 Record Group
Identifier: PC-01-04-01
Abstract David Corcos Levy served as dean of Parsons School of Design from 1970 until 1989. The bulk of these records were generated between 1970 and 1984, after the merger of Parsons and the New School for Social Research, and consist of memos, correspondence, reports, and subject files related to Levy's administrative tenure.Correspondents include a range of New School and Parsons administrators, including New School president John R. Everett; New School dean Allen Austill; Albert Landa;...
Dates: 1949 - 1992, undated

Harry Gideonse records

 Record Group
Identifier: NS-01-02-01
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

Institute of World Affairs records

 Record Group
Identifier: NS-02-16-01
Abstract The Institute of World Affairs (IWA) records document the operations of the Institute and its administrators and researchers. The bulk of the materials originate from its founding in 1942 until its redesignation as the Research Division of the New School for Social Research in 1953, and consist of administrative records such as minutes, correspondence, research proposals and reports, contracts, publishing agreements, and budgets; writings in the form of manuscripts, drafts, notes, and published...
Dates: 1938 - 1957; Majority of material found within 1942 - 1953

John R. Everett records

 Record Group
Identifier: NS-01-01-02
Abstract John Everett (1918-1992) served as president of The New School from 1964-1982. The John Everett records document the activities of the president's office at The New School during Everett's tenure, and include some records from prior presidents. Also included is material from Everett's external professional activities, including his board service at other educational institutions, and manuscripts for speeches and articles he authored. Some files are restricted. Please email...
Dates: 1918 - 1979; Majority of material found within 1941 - 1979

Joseph J. Greenbaum papers

 Collection
Identifier: NS-02-02-04
Summary Joseph J. Greenbaum (1924-2011), a specialist in experimental psychology, joined the Graduate Faculty of the New School for Social Research in 1957 and was promoted to full professor in 1962. He also served as dean of the Graduate Faculty from the 1966-1967 academic year through the 1978-1979 academic year. During his four-decade career at The New School, Greenbaum taught a number of courses in the Psychology Department, documentation of which will be found in his records, along with...
Dates: 1943 - 1976; Majority of material found within 1957 - 1976

Lesley Cadman records

 Record Group
Identifier: PC-01-06-01
Scope and Content of Collection The Lesley Cadman records were created or received by Lesley Cadman during her term as vice dean of Parsons School of Design. Some records pre-date Cadman's arrival at Parsons.
Dates: 1976 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1982 - 2001