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Adult education

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Albert Landa records

 Record Group
Identifier: NS-03-02-07
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 his retirement in 1985. The records in this collection are notable because Landa was deeply involved in a rapid expansion of the university, including its 1970 incorporation of Parsons School of Design. The collection comprises six series,...
Dates: 1933 - 1985; Majority of material found within 1963 - 1985

Allen Austill records

 Record Group
Identifier: NS-02-01-03
Abstract Allen Austill (1927-2016) joined The New School in 1962. In 1965, he was appointed dean of the Adult Division and in 1987, he was named chancellor of the university and held this position until his retirement in 1989. The Allen Austill records are a small but significant set of materials largely relating to Austill's activities at The New School that fell outside of his primary role as dean of the Adult Division, including new program initiatives. Some documents in this...
Dates: 1957 - 1989; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1980

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 president emeritus of the New School was concentrated on fundraising, the correspondence and subject files largely document this activity. Other projects documented here include...
Dates: 1908 - 1973; Majority of material found within 1938 - 1959

Clara Mayer papers

 Collection
Identifier: NS-02-01-02
Abstract Clara Woolie Mayer (1895-1988) held a long affiliation with the New School: as a student, as a trustee, and then in 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, the collection consists of subject files pertaining to programs, departments, and New School faculty and administration. Of note is Mayer's correspondence,...
Dates: 1879 - 1976

Independent study oral history project on New School history

 Collection
Identifier: NS-07-01-02
Summary

This oral history project consists of six audio interviews conducted by New School for Public Engagement student Gerard O. Hemmerle as an independent study under the supervision of Professor Julia L. Foulkes during the Spring 2013 semester. Interviewees consist of long-serving university faculty and staff, primarily associated with what was known as the New School for Public Engagement. Recordings are all in English.

Dates: 2013

Institute for Retired Professionals collection

 Collection
Identifier: NS-02-21-01
Summary

The Institute for Retired Professionals (IRP) was founded in 1962 by a group of New York City schoolteachers who sought to continue their intellectual development after retirement. The creation of courses and their delivery is entirely member run and depends upon members’ interests. New courses are offered each term. The collection consists mainly of printed matter, such as fliers, publications and course catalogs.

Dates: 1967 - 2012

Malcolm Carter University Communications records

 Record Group
Identifier: NS-03-01-06
Summary

Malcolm Carter became director of The New School's university communications in 1985. The Malcolm Carter University Communications records document the three primary areas of activity over which Carter had oversight: advertising and marketing; public relations; and publications. Materials include memoranda, letters, reports, and printed materials, encompassing the range of Carter's activities.

Dates: 1975 - 1989; Majority of material found within 1985 - 1987

New School Adult Division Office of the Dean records

 Record Group
Identifier: NS-02-01-01
Abstract

These records were created by the dean's office of the adult education division of The New School (as of 2022, Schools of Public Engagement), and predominantly reflect the activities of two deans, William Birenbaum and Allen Austill, 1961-1979. A subset of records document the formation of New School College in the 1960s, the Institute for Retired Professionals, and the Physicians Assistant program. A number of files are restricted due to confidentiality.

Dates: 1928-circa 1991; Majority of material found within 1959-1979

New School Associates records

 Record Group
Identifier: NS-03-02-01
Summary

The New School Associates was the first fundraising body associated with the New School for Social Research. Composed of faculty, former students, school administrators and supporters of the school’s aims, the Associates sponsored numerous 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.

Dates: 1943 - 1988

New School course catalog collection

 Collection
Identifier: NS-05-01-01
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