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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
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
Summary The New School Associates was the first fund raising body associated with the New School for Social Research. Comprised of faculty, former students, school administrators and supporters of the school's aims, the Associates sponsored numerous educational and social events and an annual membership drive. These records represent the administration of the Associates from the mid-1940s through the 1970s. Art exhibition records extend into the 1980s. Files belonging to the Executive Secretary of the...
Dates: 1943 - 1988
Abstract This collection brings together material related to the overall administration of The New School from 1928-2008. It includes reports, financial information, board of trustees meeting agenda and minutes, and documentation prepared for accrediting through the Middle States Association of Colleges and School. The bulk of the material dates from the late 1940s-early 1960s and the 1990s-2000s. Of particular note is the report "The New School Study" of 1952, also known as the "Swift Report," which...
Dates: 1928 - 2012
Summary This collection consists of course catalogs from The New School, including continuing education courses, Eugene Lang College, the Dramatic Workshop of The New School, New School Art Workshops and the New School for Social Research, formerly known as the Graduate Faculty.
Dates: 1919 - 2017
Abstract The collection consists of records originating from the offices of Mary Urban, who coordinated fund raising and public relations efforts at the New School in the 1940s and early 1950s, and that of her successor, Margarete Westmann, director of Development from 1958-1962. Materials include memoranda and correspondence, financial statements, budgets, advertising contracts, donor and prospect records, New School Associates membership records, event planning materials and invitations, fund raising...
Dates: 1926 - 1967; Majority of material found within 1946 - 1960
Abstract This collection primarily consists of photographs of New School students, faculty, administrators, buildings, class sessions, student life, and events. While the photographs span the period between 1933 and 1984, most of the photographs are concentrated between the 1940s and the 1970s.
Dates: 1920s - 1990s; Majority of material found within 1944 - 1977
Summary This collection largely documents the activities of the New School Publicity Office during the 1940s and 1950s, and reflects the range of functions and activities of the department under the leadership of Agnes De Lima, who directed the department for two decades. The collection includes notes and draft materials for the production of press releases, articles in the weekly New School Bulletin, advertisements and course promotion, and related administrative...
Dates: 1918 - 1993; Majority of material found within 1945 - 1965
- Names: Johnson, Alvin Saunders, 1874-1971 X
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