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by Topic : Manuscripts (16)

Includes: typescripts

Reuben Abel papers

Creator : Abel, Reuben

1927-1995, 2.2 linear ft
These papers document the academic career of Reuben Abel (1911-1997), beginning with his education as an undergraduate student at Columbia College and doctoral philosophy student in the Graduate Faculty of the New School for Social Research, and continuing throughout his professorship at the university. It includes course notes and syllabi from his academic work, and correspondence and other material documenting his student activities, such as his role as founder and editor of the New School student magazine, 12th Street: A Quarterly, and later his membership in the Alumni Association. Abel's papers reflect his position within the Graduate Faculty, consisting of correspondence with colleagues and deans, appointment letters, faculty minutes, and committee documents; in addition to his role as instructor and advisor to students, consisting of lecture notes, thesis committee work and doctoral exam requirement reviews. Affiliations as a scholar found in his papers include the Conference on Methods in Philosophy and Sciences and the American Society for Aesthetics. Contains one annotated typscript of his work,Man Is the Measure.

Stanley Diamond papers

Creator : Diamond, Stanley, 1922-

circa 1934-1991 (bulk 1961-1988), 11.8 linear fet
Stanley Diamond (1922-1991) was an anthropologist and poet instrumental in establishing the Anthropology Department of the New School for Social Research. He chaired the department for fourteen years, during which time he founded and edited the journal Dialectical Anthropology. These papers document Diamond's writings and research, as well as his role as teacher and administrator at the New School for Social Research and elsewhere, and material related to his participation in conferences and public seminars. Includes drafts of journal articles and presentations, enthnographic research data and notes, teaching materials, and correspondence with colleagues and publishers. Materials span the entirety of Diamond's career, from his doctoral dissertation on the Kingdom of Dahomey to his later interest in the intersection of anthropology and poetry. Some files are restricted. Please email archivist@newschool.edu for details.

Harvey Enders collection

Creator : Enders, Harvey

circa 1942, 0.1 linear ft
Harvey Enders (1892-1947) was a composer and bass-baritone soloist. Enders' compositional output was mostly vocal, with a focus on choral and song settings of poetry. The Harvey Enders Collection contains several manuscripts of his "Dramatic Song Narrative for Baritone and Orchestra," a song setting for the Langston Hughes poem, "Death in Harlem."
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Estelle Hamburger manuscript,

Creator : Hamburger, Estelle

1975, 0.2 linear ft
Manuscript created by Parsons School of Design instructor Estelle Hamburger for the book, Fashion Business: It’s All Yours (Canfield Press, 1976).

Alvin Saunders Johnson collection

Creator : Johnson, Alvin

1908-1973, 5.4 linear ft
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 at the New School (which never came to pass), and launching a Faculty of Retired Professors. The Writings series includes drafts, typescripts, and reprints from University and non-University publications, documenting Johnson's abiding engagement with social issues, in addition to chapter drafts for his autobiography, Pioneer's Progress (published 1952).

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.
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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).

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.

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.
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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.

Schools of Public Engagement Executive Dean's Office records

Creator : New School

1976-2014, 17.6
The Schools of Public Engagement was formed in 2011 with the reorganization of the New School for General Studies. As of 2016, the division is comprised of five schools: the Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students; the School of Languages; the School of Media Studies; the Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy; and the Creative Writing Program. This collection also contains the records of the World Policy Institute from the period it was affiliated with the New School, from 1991-2008. Dating largely from the 1990s until 2014, the SPE records contain correspondence, memoranda, reports, budget and financial material, and faculty and personnel files relating to the administration and governance of the Schools of Public Engagement and their predecessor programs, departments, and schools.
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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.

Frank Alvah Parsons correspondence and tribute by James Wilfrid Kerr

Creator : Parsons, Frank Alvah

1925-1930, 0.1 linear ft
The collection contains correspondence from Frank Alvah Parsons, president of the New York School of Fine and Applied Art (later, Parsons School of Design), to alumni James Wilfrid Kerr and Rose Netzorg Kerr, in addition to a short manuscript written by James Wilfrid Kerr upon Parsons' death. The tribute relates Kerr's experiences as a World War One veteran studying art under Parsons' tutelage.

Robert J. Milano Graduate School of Management and Urban Professions student papers

Creator : Robert J. Milano Graduate School of Management and Urban Policy

1978-2005, undated, 6.6 linear feet
Collection consists exclusively of student-authored research papers, organized by program. Most papers feature a single author, except for papers in the Urban Affairs and Policy Analysis series, which are written by a team and typically concern a topic of relevance to New York City.
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Eugene Paul Ullman papers

Creator : Ullman, Eugene Paul

circa 1880-2000, 11.4 linear ft
Eugene Paul Ullman (1877-1953), was an American painter of landscapes, portraits, and still lifes. Ullman studied and later taught with artist William Merritt Chase during the earliest years of the Chase School, predecessor school to what became Parsons School of Design. Ullman then moved from New York to Paris, where he briefly joined James Abbott McNeil Whistler's atelier and began receiving major awards for his work. The collection consists of artwork in the form of sketches and photographs of paintings, correspondence, exhibition catalogs, a scrapbook, and unpublished essay manuscripts. Much of the material is annotated by Ullman's youngest son, Pierre L. Ullman. Also included are files documenting the life of an older son, Paul Ullman, who was killed in France during the Second World War.
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