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Hannah Arendt correspondence with students

Creator : Arendt, Hannah

1966-1975, 0.75 linear ft
Hannah Arendt was University Professor in Philosophy from 1967-1975 in the New School's Graduate Faculty (later, New School for Social Research). These records stem from her work as professor and advisor to students, and her involvement with the Tenure Committee. Student files consist of transcripts, writing samples, resumes, referral requests, grant applications and correspondence, among other documents involved in graduate student admissions. Some files are restricted. Please email archivist@newschool.edu for details.

Arnold Brecht lecture notes

Creator : Brecht, Arnold

circa 1935-1942, 1.1 linear ft
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 handwritten, along with newspaper clippings used for courses, seminars, and other talks given by Brecht. Many lectures derive from his General Seminar at The New School and talks at Harvard University, World Affairs Club, Brooklyn College and other organizations, including one radio broadcast, "Economic Federalism on Trial," in 1936. Topics range from constitutional law, the history of the United States, Europe (particularly Great Britain, France and Germany), government and politics, economics (particularly price-fixing and taxation law), civil service, and contemporary German politics. It includes seminars for civil service training at Harvard and the New School in 1937.

Joseph J. Greenbaum papers

Creator : Greenbaum, Joseph J.

1943-1976, 2.8 linear ft
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 administrative documentation from his role as dean.
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Robert Heilbroner papers

Creator : Heilbroner, Robert L.

1947-1995, 0.4 linear ft
Robert Heilbroner (1919-2005) was first associated with The New School as a research fellow in the 1950s and received his PhD in economics from the New School for Social Research in 1963, during which time he studied under economist and University-in-Exile professor Adolph Lowe. He was appointed Norman Thomas Professor of Economics in 1971 and often taught History of Economic Thought courses. These papers contain correspondence between Heilbroner and Lowe, along with material documenting tributes sponsored by The New School and other sources, as well as samples of Heilbroner's writings.

Horace M. Kallen research files

Creator : Kallen, Horace Meyer

1900-1977 (bulk 1930s-1960s),
These papers contain drafts, outlines, notes, and manuscripts authored by Horace Meyer Kallen (bulk 1930s-1960s), documenting his career as a founding professor of philosophy at the New School for Social Research (1919-1974). His papers also contain writings by others and research material in the form of offprints and printed journals. Many topics center around religion and his work with Jewish organizations, such as the World Jewish Council and Farband-Labor Zionist Order during the 1950s-1960s.

Center for Studies of Social Change (CSSC) working papers

Creator : New School

1985-1998, 2.2
This collection is comprised of academic papers, specifically the working papers, numbers 1-237, sponsored by the Center for Studies of Social Change (CSSC) soon after its establishment in 1984 until 1998. The bulk are authored by director Charles Tilly (1984-1995).
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Graduate Faculty of the New School for Social Research collection

Creator : New School

1933-2011, 12.5 linear ft
The graduate school at the New School was established in 1933 as the Graduate Faculty of Political and Social Science. In its early years, the school was often referred to as the University in Exile. The division's name was changed in 2005 to the New School for Social Research (NSSR). This collection comprises a compilation of materials related to the school gathered from a variety of sources by librarians in the Raymond Fogelman Library over a number of years. Materials include documentation of administrative functions, curriculum development, student and faculty research, fund raising and financial aid. Some materials are restricted. Contact archivist@newschool.edu for details.

Graduate Faculty of the New School for Social Research minutes

Creator : New School

1933-1984, 1.1 linear ft
The Graduate Faculty of Political and Social Science, often referred to in its early years as the University in Exile, was established in 1933. This collection consists of minutes from meetings from the time the Graduate Faculty was established through 1968. Minutes of the Executive Faculty Meetings (1933-1968) are bound into four volumes. Some of the unbound minutes duplicate these, but the unbound files also include ancillary materials such as drafts, dissertation defense announcements, calendars, schedules, correspondence, reports and agendas. Also included are General Faculty meeting minutes (1961-1965) and minutes of the Meetings of Officers (1958-1960).

Graduate Faculty Political Economy working papers

Creator : New School

1988-1994, 1.1 l
This collection consists of working papers, numbered 1-56 (with some gaps in numbering), originating from the Committee on Political Economy of the New School for Social Research. The numbers were assigned by the Committee and follow a rough chronological order. Authors include Thomas I. Palley, David M. Gordon, Willi Semmler, and Alice H. Amsden.
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Institute of World Affairs records

Creator : New School

1938-1957, 17.5 linear ft
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 research material; and research project records, including correspondence, memoranda, interviews and questionnaires, study data and analyses, and graphs. The bulk of the material consists of project files, particularly the records from the Leisure-time project (1947-1953), as well as of projects and studies by researchers and administrators associated with the Institute, including Hans Staudinger, Phyllis Poses, Adolph Lowe, Elizabeth Tood, Lewis Lorwin, Henry G. Aubrey, and Alexander Ringer.

International Center for Migration, Ethnicity, and Citizenship (ICMEC) occasional and working papers

Creator : New School

1995-1999, 1.1 linear ft
This collection is comprised of working papers originating from the International Center for Migration, Ethnicity, and Citizenship (ICMEC), described and arranged in the following series: Migration Policy in Global Perspective, Immigrant New York; Occasional Papers; Critical Perspectives on Xenophobia; and Negotiating Differences.

Janey Program in Latin American Studies working papers

Creator : New School

1993-1997, 0.1 linear ft
This collection of academic working papers was produced by the Janey Program in Latin American Studies at The New School, a program supporting Latin American students and scholarship in the field of Latin American studies. Papers are printed and designated by annual or semester series. Authors appear to stem from various departments in the Graduate Faculty, later renamed the New School for Social Research. Includes revisions.
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New School for Social Research Office of the Dean records

Creator : New School

circa 1955-2015, 17.5 linear ft
These records originate from the New School for Social Research Dean’s Office and its predecessor school, the Graduate Faculty of Political and Social Science (in its early years, also referred to as the University in Exile). The records relate to departmental matters, including accreditation, budgeting, curriculum development and faculty affairs. There is correspondence of deans with academic departments within the division, including Anthropology, Economics, Gender Studies, Historical Studies, Master of Arts Liberal Studies (MALS), Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology and Sociology. Documentation will also be found for centers and institutes supported by the division, including the Center for Studies of Social Change (CSSC), the Schwartz Center for Eonomic Policy Analysis (SCEPA) and the Transregional Center for Democratic Studies (TCDS). Routine business between departmental chairs and deans include curriculum development, faculty appointments, fellowships and program accreditation. Records also document events (1990s-2000s); the Speier Professorship (1990s); and controversies over New School president Bob Kerrey's war record (2001-2003). Some files Some files are restricted. Please email archivist@newschool.edu for details.

Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis working and conference papers (SCEPA)

Creator : New School

1996-2007, 1.5 linear ft
This collection contains working papers and other academic papers, printed and typescripts, stemming from the Center for Economic Policy Analysis (CEPA), later known as the Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis (SCEPA) in 2005. The bulk are working papers identified as series 1, 2, and 3. Individual papers in series are numbered, some are revisions.
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